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Preventing overdose deaths in Europe

Perspectives on drugs: Preventing overdose deaths in Europe

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

It is estimated that over 70 000 lives were lost to drug overdoses in Europe in the first decade of the 21st Century. Reducing drug-related deaths, therefore, remains a major challenge for public health policy. This analysis describes some of the factors that increase the risk of fatal and non-...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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HA-REACT: Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis, among people who inject drugs (PWID). This three-year project was launched in late 2015...

HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

REPORT: HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

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Gen Sander

This report is part of the European Union co-funded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring”, led by Harm Reduction International. The project aims to reduce ill treatment of people in detention and improve prison conditions through more comprehensive...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment, Tubercolosis
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART2

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART2

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WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

The Project „Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)” received funding from the European Commission, Directorate General, Health and Consumers, Grant Agreement Nr. 20091212.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART1

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART1

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WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

The Project „Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)” received funding from the European Commission, Directorate General, Health and Consumers, Grant Agreement Nr. 20091212.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Literature Review in Bulgaria

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Literature Review in Bulgaria

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Ivan Popov

Prison system (also the remand centers) and the probation service are in the structure of the Ministry of Justice. There are total of 13 prisons in Bulgaria - eight of them are for recidivists, three are for non-recidivists, one is for women and one is for juveniles.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Central Europe, Care and support, Treatment
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Leaflet of the project "Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)"

Leaflet of the project "Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)"

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WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP) - Funded by the Public Health Programme of the European Commission (2008-2013)

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Non-specialist summary of the project’s report

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Non-specialist summary of the project’s report

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WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

Young prisoners have particular needs that are different from other prisoners.They are often more disadvantaged than their counterparts in the community and this can both have a negative impact on their health and be a factor in their initial offending (Prison Reform Trust, 2012).

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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