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Public health guidance on HIV, hepatitis B and C testing in the EU/EEA

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

This guidance aims to provide EU/EEA countries with an evidence-based framework to help develop, implement, monitor and evaluate their own national HBV, HCV and HIV testing guidelines and programmes. It offers a range of evidence-based options for the design of testing interventions for...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation
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WHO Compendium

Compendium of good practices in the health sector response to HIV in the WHO European Region

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World Healith Organization

In response to the rapidly increasing number of new HIV infections in the WHO European Region, the action plan for the health sector response to HIV in WHO European Region was endorsed at the 66th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in September 2016. From December 2017 to April...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy
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Global AIDS Monitoring 2019

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UNAIDS

The purpose of this document developed by the UNAIDS is to provide guidance to national AIDS programmes and partners on the use of indicators to measure and report on the country response. 

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, Global, Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy
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Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs. The Croatian Experience

Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs: The Croatian Experience

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HA-REACT Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction is a public health approach focused on people who use drugs, primarily on people who inject drugs. This video introduces how NGOs and public health institutions in Croatia collaborate to reduce harm for people who use drugs and how harm reduction services benefit to people who use...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations
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What you need to know about HIV testing

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UNAIDS

This infomaterial created by UNAIDS to the World AIDS Day 2018 includes is focusing on HIV testing. Testing for HIV allows you to act, to seek HIV treatment if you are HIV-positive or to protect yourself if you are HIV-negative. Knowing your HIV status gives you the power to take control over...

Tags: General public, Global, Testing and counselling
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Constructing an “HIV-Killer”: HIV Non-Disclosure and the Techniques of Vilification

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Erica R. Speakman

The author analyzed government documents and publications, news items, and some court materials from a Canadian criminal case to identify patterns and common themes. The article outlines five vilification techniques used by authorities and reporters to characterize people living with HIV (PLHIV...

Tags: General public, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Media, Policy, Research, Stigma and discrimination
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COBATEST Network: Community-Based Voluntary Counselling and Testing in Europe 2017 Report

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Anna Conway, Laura Fernàndez López

The COBATEST Network seeks to standardise the collection of high-quality CBVCT data across Europe to support programming and improve services for CBVCT clients. This report presents the testing activity of 38 members from 16 European countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Italy...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, General public, Heterosexuals, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Sex workers, WHO European region, Monitoring and Evaluation, STI's, Testing and counselling
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Progress report on access to hepatitis C treatment. Focus on overcoming barriers in low- and middle-income countries

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World Healith Organization

Increased access to highly effective direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for the treatment of infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is revolutionizing the prospect of ending HCV epidemics. Globally, the number of people who initiated DAA-based treatment for HCV rose between 2015 and 2016, from...

Tags: General public, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Treatment, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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Making Media Work for HIV Justice

Making Media Work for HIV Justice

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Positive Women’s Network - USA, on behalf of HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE

When it comes to the widely misunderstood, complex issue of HIV criminalisation, media can be a powerful tool–or a blunt-force weapon.

This resource is the latest addition to the HIV JUSTICE Toolkit, which provides...

Tags: General public, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Human rights, Media
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