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Fast-tracking HIV treatment: Parliamentary action and policy options

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UNAIDS

HIV treatment is a cornerstone of the AIDS response, helping to prevent AIDS-related deaths and avert new infections. It also helps people living with HIV to live close-to-normal lifespans, thereby reducing HIV-related stigma. Evidence shows that HIV treatment, administered ideally as soon as...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Universal access
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How and where do I find evidence for a change in policy?

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about getting the evidence for policy changes. Author: Power, L...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Research
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How can we do a simple, quick, low cost but robust survey of an issue?

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is describes how to do a simple, quick, low cost survey of an...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Policy, Research
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Organising a Europe-wide coalition to raise the profile of HIV testing (European HIV Testing Week)

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. This case study describes the organising a Europe-wide coalition to raise the profile of HIV testing (European HIV Testing Week). Author: Power, L. (2017). Available...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Testing and counselling
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The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

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

This report outlines the findings of the Work Package 8 meeting of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which took place in Vilnius.

One aim of HA-REACT’s Work Package 8 (WP8) is to help countries access harm reduction funds, especially via EU...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Viral hepatitis
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Conference program "HIV in Eastern Europe - an undetected epidemy?"

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Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS, Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

The countries of the former Soviet Union are one of the few regions in the world where new HIV infections continue to grow. At the end of 2015 in the Russian Federation, the number of officially registered people living with HIV reached one million. Two-thirds of new infections in Europe occur...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Eastern Europe, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health
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Daily Development: Exploring global development and the people behind it

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UNAIDS

Global goals inspire action. They forge new pathways towards a better future and they demonstrate just how inextricably linked we are in this world. Early on in the AIDS response we learned that responding to AIDS could not be done in isolation. We would need a people-centred approach that left...

Tags: General public, Global, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Reproductive health, Stigma and discrimination, Treatment, Universal access
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AIDS by the numbers 2015

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UNAIDS

The world has halted and reversed the spread of HIV. The epidemic has been forced into decline. New HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths have fallen dramatically since the peak of the epidemic. Now the response is going one step further—ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Global, Epidemiology
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