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Empfehlungen zur Vergabe von Drogenkonsumutensilien

Recommendations for the distribution of utensils for drug use

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Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

This publication discribes standards for the distribution of drug consumption utensils for different institutions. In addition, recommendations for documentation, work safety and employees qualification are formulated.

In connection with the much higher prevalence and the easy...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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AAE in the 22nd International AIDS Conference 2018

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Sini Pasanen

This presentation of the AAE Steering Committee member Sini Pasanen describes the role and goals of AAE for 22nd International AIDS Conference 2018.

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Refugees, WHO European region, Advocacy, Migration
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Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

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

"Konkurs na ilustrację do materiałów szkoleniowych na temat: Leczenie substytucyjne" - This  poster and leaflet for the inmates of a penitentiary center Sluzew (Warsaw) is prepared by the National AIDS Centre in Poland. The inmates will be asked to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons (...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Central Europe, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling
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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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Integration of mental health and HIV interventions — Key considerations

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UNAIDS, WHO

This publication is primarily intended for national and local policy-makers; global, regional, country and local programme implementers; organizations working in and providers of health, HIV, mental health and other relevant services; civil society; and community-based and community-led...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Inequalities in health, Policy, Prevention, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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Young people and HIV

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UNAIDS

Despite the progress made in the past 10 years, with a 46% decline in new HIV infections among young people (15–24 years),
the world is still behind on achieving the targets set for young people. Progress is uneven, with steep reductions in new HIV
infections among young people in...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Sex workers, Youth, Global, Laws and regulations, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Social issues, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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Special Issue: Situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Kherson and Kherson region

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Alliance for Public Health

Allience for Public Health has published the report about the situation in the occupied territories of Kherson and Kherson region of Ukraine. The reports covers HIV prevention and treatment, access to TB treatment, ART and OST medication.

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Eastern Europe, Human rights, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Tubercolosis
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Key populations are being left behind in universal health coverage: landscape review of health insurance schemes in the Asia-Pacific region

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UNAIDS

Universal health coverage is guided by the principle that individuals and communities receive the services they need, including essential good-quality health services, without suffering financing hardship. The establishment or expansion of government-sponsored health insurance is often promoted...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Human rights, Legislation, Social issues
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