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Praksis, Greece

PRAKSIS: 2017 - World AIDS Day

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PRAKSIS, Greece

Following the audiovisual work of 2016, we prepared a second video in order to show the development of those 2 experiments. This time people who use drugs under OST programs and members of the transgender community, as employees of PRAKSIS, design and implement the outreach interventions...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Injecting drug users (IDUs), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Southern Europe, Advocacy, Testing and counselling
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Praksis, Greece

PRAKSIS: 2016 - World AIDS Day

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PRAKSIS, Greece

PRAKSIS created a video concerning public health interventions, talking about 2 experiments. The first one was about the employment of people who use drugs and are under OST programs in our low threshold units and in our mobile units. The second one was about the development of the advocacy...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Migrants, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, Advocacy, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH  EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

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OptTEST

This policy brief calls for increasing early HIV diagnosis by implementing Provider-initiated HIV testing when individuals with ICs present to health care settings and strengthening PITC in other health care settings for key populations. The policy brief first examines the policy context and...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, 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-), Sex workers, Youth, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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Changing drugs laws in Portugal to prioritise public health

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. Many of these tools address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about changing drug laws to prioritise public health (Portugal). Author...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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What types of legal and regulatory barriers are common and how do they damage access?

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. This Tip Sheet describes common legal and regulatory barriers and how they restrict access. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also at...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling
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Conference program "HIV in Eastern Europe - an undetected epidemy?"

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Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS, Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

The countries of the former Soviet Union are one of the few regions in the world where new HIV infections continue to grow. At the end of 2015 in the Russian Federation, the number of officially registered people living with HIV reached one million. Two-thirds of new infections in Europe occur...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Eastern Europe, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health
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UNAIDS DATA 2017

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UNAIDS

UNAIDS has collected and published information on the state of the world’s HIV epidemic for the past 20 years. This information has shaped and guided the development of the response to HIV in regions, countries and cities worldwide. This edition of UNAIDS data contains the highlights of the very...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, HIV and labor, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment
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