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HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2018 - 2017 data

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ECDC, WHO Europe

HIV transmission remains a major public health concern and affects more than 2 million people in the WHO European Region, particularly in the eastern part of the Region. This report is the latest in a series published jointly by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation
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Access to HCV related services in prison settings in Europe: A community perspective

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European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

In the frame of the Hepatitis Access Needs (HAND) project, the EATG conducted desk research and interviews in the area of access to services related to hepatitis C in prison settings across Europe. Here are a report of the results and a set of recommendations.

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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TRAINING MANUAL ON HIV AND HCV RAPID TESTING IN LOW-THRESHOLD SETTINGS FOR PWUD

TRAINING MANUAL ON HIV AND HCV RAPID TESTING IN LOW-THRESHOLD SETTINGS FOR PWUD

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

This training manual was developed within the EU-funded programme, Joint Action on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Tuberculosis among People Who Inject Drugs in Europe (HA-REACT). The manual is designed to be a complete tool to provide staff in low-threshold settings the knowledge, skills and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling
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Guide to funding mechanisms for harm-reduction programmes in European Union Member States

Guide to funding mechanisms for harm-reduction programmes in European Union Member States

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

This guide outlines funding sources and mechanisms for programmes that provide harm reduction and other health services to people who inject drugs (PWID) in the European Union. It covers funding sources ranging from municipalities to international organisations and private donors. The document...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction
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Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP, 2018

Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP

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International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), with support from M∙A∙C AIDS FUND (MAF) and American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

This toolkit equips community activists with the knowledge and skills they need to demand pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Laws and regulations, Policy, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Universal access
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Tackling blood-borne viruses in prison

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National AIDS Trust

This framework developed by the National AIDS Trust is a practical resource supporting action on blood-borne viruses (BBVs) for people involved in the health and wellbeing of people in prison in the UK. It is aimed primarily at healthcare staff based in prisons but may also be relevant to others...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Regional, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Tubercolosis, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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Community Health Worker Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices relating to the Sexual Health of MSM in Europe: A scoping review

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Giulio Maria Corbelli (EATG), Cinta Folch (CEEISCAT), Percy Fernández-Dávila (CEEISCAT), Jorge Palacio-Vieira (CEEISCAT), Maria Dutarte (EATG), Koen Block (EATG)

As part of the ESTICOM (www.esticom.eu) project, a review of evidence on Community Health Workers’ (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices about the sexual health of MSM, including behaviour and lifestyle factors as well as the HIV/AIDS, STI and viral...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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A Review of Community Health Worker (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to the sexual health of MSM, including existing training materials and manuals in Europe and neighbouring countries

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Cinta Folch (CEEISCAT), Percy Fernández-Dávila (CEEISCAT), Jorge Palacio-Vieira (CEEISCAT), Maria Dutarte (EATG), Giulio Maria Corbelli (EATG), Koen Block (EATG)

As part of the ESTICOM (www.esticom.eu) project, a review of evidence on Community Health Workers’ (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices about the sexual health of MSM, including behaviour and lifestyle factors as well as the HIV/AIDS, STI and viral...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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