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Global UNAIDS Update 2016

GLOBAL AIDS UPDATE 2016

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UNAIDS

UNAIDS recommends a Fast-Track approach: substantially increasing and frontloading investment over the next five years to accelerate scale-up and establish the momentum required to overcome within 15 years one of the greatest public health challenges in this generation.

The latest UNAIDS...

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Guidlines for the screening, care and treatment of the persons with hepatitis C infection

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World Health Organization

 

These are the fist guidelines dealing with hepatitis C treatment produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and complement existing guidance on the prevention of transmission of bloodborne viruses, including HCV. They are intended for policy-makers, government offiials, and others...

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European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments

European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Changing dynamics in the heroin market, the latest implications of cannabis use and new features and dimensions of the stimulant and ‘new drugs’ scene are among the issues highlighted in the European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments. This years’ annual review reflects on 20...

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Drug-related infectious diseases in Europ

Drug-related infectious diseases in Europe

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

This report provides an update on infectious diseases related to injecting drug use in Europe for the period up to June 2015. The report covers both the EMCDDA Drug-related infectious diseases indicator, which collects data on the situation, and the responses in the area. It includes highlights...

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Preventing overdose deaths in Europe

Perspectives on drugs: Preventing overdose deaths in Europe

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

It is estimated that over 70 000 lives were lost to drug overdoses in Europe in the first decade of the 21st Century. Reducing drug-related deaths, therefore, remains a major challenge for public health policy. This analysis describes some of the factors that increase the risk of fatal and non-...

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The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

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Catherine Cook, Maria Phelan, Gen Sander, Katie Stone, Fionnuala Murphy

Published biennially since 2008, the Global State of Harm Reduction is the leading independent resource monitoring the international harm reduction response.

The April 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem coincides with the tenth anniversary of the start of...

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HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

REPORT: HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

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Gen Sander

This report is part of the European Union co-funded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring”, led by Harm Reduction International. The project aims to reduce ill treatment of people in detention and improve prison conditions through more comprehensive...

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