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Affordability of Medicines and Diagnostics. Training manual and trainer guidance

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AIDS Action Europe

The Steering Committee of AAE identified affordability of medications as one of the key issues in the WHO Europe region. As part of our work on affordability, AAE prepared a training...

Tags: NGOs, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Policy
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Oslo declaration on HIV criminalisation

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International Civil Society

The Oslo declaration prepared by international civil society in Oslo, Norway on 13th February 2012 outlines the importance of a cohesive, evidence-informed approach to use of criminal law relating to HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission. Urges Ministries of Health and Justice, public...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Social issues
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10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women

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The ATHENA Network

This publication argues that applying criminal law to HIV exposure or transmission does nothing to address the epidemic of gender-based violence or the deep economic, social, and political inequalities that are at the root of women’s and girls’ disproportionate vulnerability to HIV.

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Women, Global, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Sexual and reproductive health
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Criminal Law, Public Health and HIV Transmission: A Policy Options Paper

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UNAIDS

This publication from UNAIDS proposes principles to guide thinking about law and policy on criminal law and HIV, considers alternative to criminalization, and makes recommendations about appropriate use of criminal sanctions and coercive public health measures.

 

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Stigma and discrimination
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Constructing an “HIV-Killer”: HIV Non-Disclosure and the Techniques of Vilification

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Erica R. Speakman

The author analyzed government documents and publications, news items, and some court materials from a Canadian criminal case to identify patterns and common themes. The article outlines five vilification techniques used by authorities and reporters to characterize people living with HIV (PLHIV...

Tags: General public, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Media, Policy, Research, Stigma and discrimination
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Ending & Defending Against HIV Criminalization – A Manual for Advocates: Vol. 2 - A Legal Toolkit: Resources for Attorneys Handling HIV-Related Prosecutions

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The Center for HIV Law and Policy

This Legal Toolkit is part of the ‘Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A Manual for Advocates’series produced by the US-based Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) for the Positive Justice Project. The Toolkit includes charts, articles, guidance, case law, legal analysis, scientific...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Resource mobilisation, Universal access
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HIV disclosure without consent linked to increased risk of verbal and physical violence against women living with HIV in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

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D. Barreto, A. Krüsi, F. Ranville, H.Safford,, S. Pooyak, M. Braschel, J. Shoveller, K. Shannon.

This study examines the prevalence and correlates of violence against women living with HIV due to HIV status in Metro Vancouver and examines the particular impact of non-voluntary HIV disclosure. Found that WLWH who had their HIV status disclosed without consent had 5-fold increased risk of...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women, Global, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues
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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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