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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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AIDS Data

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UNAIDS

AIDS data contains the very latest data, from the end of 2015 and in mid-2016, on the world’s response to HIV: the latest information on the number of people living with HIV, the number of new HIV infections, the numbers of people—both adults and children—on HIV treatment, the coverage of...

Tags: General public, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women, Youth, Global, Epidemiology, Research
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Leaflet: Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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

This leaflet describes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 22 partners representing 18 EU Member States.

The overall aim of HA-REACT is to significantly contribute to the elimination of HIV and...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction
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POSITIVE: Russian documentary with English subtitles

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Alina Alieva (director)

"POSITIVE" is a documentary with stunning, funny, sad and simple stories from people living with HIV. The characters of the film are very different people, like us. But they are united by a common problem - HIV infection. Someone from the protogonists has a positive status,...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Youth, Eastern Europe, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Universal access
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Health of LGBT community: on the way to justice

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Different authors, ed. by V. Sosaev

The collection of essays contains materials on the following topics: psychological and mental health of the LGBT community, the LGBT community and the HIV epidemics, the health of transgender people, and the health of LGBT people with disabilities. It also presents the materials of the Forum ("...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Eastern Europe, Global, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Research, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Work and HIV
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WHO: HIV self-testing - Video

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World Health Organisation

The United Nations has set targets to diagnose 90% of all people with HIV by 2020. Currently, it is estimated that only 60% of people with HIV are aware of their infection. To close the gap, countries are seeking ways to rapidly increase access to and uptake of HIV testing...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Care and support, HIV and labor, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment as prevention (TasP)
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