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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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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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Overcoming Harm Reduction Reluctance_2018

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DRUG-RELATED HARMS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

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

This booklet is an approach to drug harm reduction: policies and interventions aimed at reducing drug-related harm for people who use drugs.

It was based on interviews with people who use drugs, social workers, clinicians, narcologists, nurses, NGO workers and researchers. All try to ask...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights
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Broszure przygotowało Krajowe Centrum ds. AIDS dla Centralnego Zarzadu Słuzby Wieziennej - A OST leaflet for inmates in Polish. cover

Broszure przygotowało Krajowe Centrum ds. AIDS dla Centralnego Zarzadu Słuzby Wieziennej - A OST leaflet for inmates in Polish

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

 A OST leaflet for inmates, prepared by the Polish specialist on drugs and NAC.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Central Europe, Harm reduction
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COBATEST Network: Community-Based Voluntary Counselling and Testing in Europe 2017 Report

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Anna Conway, Laura Fernàndez López

The COBATEST Network seeks to standardise the collection of high-quality CBVCT data across Europe to support programming and improve services for CBVCT clients. This report presents the testing activity of 38 members from 16 European countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Italy...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, General public, Heterosexuals, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Sex workers, WHO European region, Monitoring and Evaluation, STI's, Testing and counselling
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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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