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What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19, 2020

What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19

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UNAIDS

COVID-19 is a serious disease and all people living with HIV should take all recommended preventive measures to minimize exposure to, and prevent infection by, the virus that causes COVID-19. As in the general population, older people living with HIV or people living with HIV with heart or lung...

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Co-infections, Treatment
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Spotlight — HIV–related discrimination against women and girls 2020

Spotlight: HIV–related discrimination against women and girls

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UNAIDS

Across the world, gender inequality, violence, poverty and insecurity continue to stoke excessive HIV risk among women and girls, especially those in marginalized and excluded communities.

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women, Global, Care and support, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Stigma and discrimination, Treatment
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Femifesto 2020

Femifesto in Support of Sex Workers’ Rights

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info@sexworkeurope.org

The signatories of this online manifesto, who are women’s rights, feminist, and sex workers’ rights organisations and collectives, express support for sex workers’ self-determination and the recognition of sex work as work. With women’s rights, reproductive rights and gender equality threatened...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Gender, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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CIVIL SOCIETY MONITORING OF HARM REDUCTION IN EUROPE, 2019

Civil Society Monitoring of Harm Reduction in Europe, 2019

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Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN)

This monitoring report covers certain areas of drug policy and practice produced by Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN). The purpose of this report is to enrich the information and knowledge base of harm reduction interventions in Europe from the viewpoint of civil society...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Viral hepatitis
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ESTICOM Training material, www.msm-trainings.org

ESTICOM Training Material for Community Health Worker adressing gay men and other MSM

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Barrie Dwyer, Takudzwa Mukiwa, (THT); Matthias Kuske, Dr. Dirk Sander (DAH)

The training material toolbox curriculum for training Community Health Worker (CHW) working with gay men and other MSM was developed in the frame of the EU-funded ESTICOM project (www.esticom.eu). Its aim is to help inceasing the quality of the services CHW...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Capacity building, Care and support, Epidemiology, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Media, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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Integrate and Partner Notification 2019

Integrate and Partner Notification

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Lella Cosmaro, Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS, Italy

Lella Cosmaro, working at Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS, Italy, former AIDS Action Europe (AAE) Steering Committee Member, introduced during AAE's Member and Partner Meeting 2019 the Joint Action on integrating prevention, testing and linkage to care strategies across HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Affordability, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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HIV and the Criminal Code, HIV Nordic 2019

HIV and the Criminal Code in the Nordic Countries

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Sini Pasanen, Executive Director at Positiiviset ry, HivFinland

Sini Pasanen, Executive Director at Positiiviset ry, HivFinland and AIDS Action Europe's (AAE) Steering Committee Chair, presented at the AAE Member and Partner Meeting 2019 the work around HIV transmission and exposure criminalization in the Nordic Countries.

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Northern Europe, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation
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The European HIV Legal Forum and preliminary findings of the HIV-criminalization project

The European HIV Legal Forum – Criminalization of HIV-transmission, exposure and non-disclosure

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AIDS Action Europe

Ferenc Bagyinszky, Project Coordinator at AIDS Action Europe, presented during AIDS Action Europe's Member and Partner Meeting 2019 the European HIV Legal Forum and preliminary findings of its HIV-criminalization project.

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Affordability, Co-infections, Inequalities in health, Migration, STI's
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HIV Justice Network Presentation 2019 on HIV Criminalisation

HIV Criminalisation in the WHO European region and around the world

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Edwin J Bernard, Executive Director, HIV Justice Network

Edwin J Bernard, Executive Director at HIV Justice Network and Global Co‐ordinator of HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE, presented at AIDS Action Europe Member and Partner Meeting 2019 a broad overview of HIV‐criminal laws and unjust applications of general criminal laws to people living with HIV.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Stigma and discrimination
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INPUD Universal Health Coverage 2019

What does Universal Health Coverage mean for People Who Use Drugs: A Technical Brief

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International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD)

This INPUD Technical Brief explains how Universal Health Coverage (UHC) can be both an opportunity and a concern for the health and rights of people who use drugs. 

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Universal access
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