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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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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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Progress report on access to hepatitis C treatment. Focus on overcoming barriers in low- and middle-income countries

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World Healith Organization

Increased access to highly effective direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for the treatment of infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is revolutionizing the prospect of ending HCV epidemics. Globally, the number of people who initiated DAA-based treatment for HCV rose between 2015 and 2016, from...

Tags: General public, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Treatment, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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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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