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HIV Positive Detainees and Access to Social Rights

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Centre for Life

This paper is based on the outcomes of a study conducted by the Social and the Legal Department of Center for Life from March 2016 until December 2016 at the following detention centers: • Detainees’ Hospital of Korydallos • Women’s Department of the Korydallos Detention Center • Detention...

Tags: General public, LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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 discribes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 23 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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tubidu policy brief

TUBIDU Policy Brief: Empowering the Public Health System and Civil Society to Fight the Tuberculosis Epidemic among Vulnerable Groups

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TUBIDU, a European Commission Health Programme funded project

People who inject drugs (PWID) are at high risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB), whether or not
they are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The higher risk of TB observed
in PWID is usually the result of associated HIV infection, but it is often more prevalent...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Prevention, Treatment, Tubercolosis
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Women and HIV. Accepting the Challenge (video)

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Deutsche Aidshilfe

The Conference “Empowering Women Living with HIV in Eastern Europe” took place on November 22-24, 2019 in Minsk, Belarus. The conference in Minsk gave the participants a feeling of strength and inspiration, support and sisterhood, love and self-confidence. The conference was organized and...

Tags: Heterosexuals, LGBTI, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Sex workers, Women, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Capacity building, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Legislation, Policy, Reproductive health, Sexual and reproductive health, Stigma and discrimination
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2019 EU DRUG MARKETS REPORT FROM THE EMCDDA AND EUROPOL

2019 EU Drug Markets Report from the EMCDDA and Europol

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol)

This report provides a strategic and action-oriented analysis of the information available on Europe’s drug market. It uses a broad definition of the illicit drug market, encompassing the illicit production, trafficking, wholesale distribution and sale of controlled substances to the end user....

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Stigma and discrimination, Treatment
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Working with the media on HIV criminalisation, HIV Justice Network 2019

Working with the media on HIV criminalisation

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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 the AIDS Action Europe Member and Partner Meeting 2019 why media matters in HIV criminalisation advocacy and how to work with media. 

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Tourists / travellers, Women, Youth, Global, Human rights, Media
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Prison training report HA-REACT 2019

Opioid Substitution Treatment and harm reduction training report: challenges for prisons and the criminal justice system

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

The overall objective of the training was to improve the knowledge of health and social sector personnel working in prisons to help them implement effective OST programs in their countries, looking at the wider harm reduction agenda and at the continuity of care for prisoners who use drugs, who...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Policy, Viral hepatitis
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Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs. The Croatian Experience

Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs: The Croatian Experience

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

Harm Reduction is a public health approach focused on people who use drugs, primarily on people who inject drugs. This video introduces how NGOs and public health institutions in Croatia collaborate to reduce harm for people who use drugs and how harm reduction services benefit to people who use...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations
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