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Fast-Tracking combination prevention

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UNAIDS

To reduce new HIV infections globally to fewer than 500 000 by 2020, a step towards ending the HIV epidemic as a public health threat by 2030, we need to Fast-Track the response, including renewed commitment to, sustained funding for and scaled-up implementation of HIV prevention programmes.

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Prevention, Universal access
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Executive summary: How AIDS changed everything — MDG6: 15 years, 15 lessons of hope from the AIDS response

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UNAIDS

This is an executive summary of UNAIDS report "How AIDS changed everything". It contains valuable insights and ground-breaking and heart-warming experiences from the innovative and exciting work that partners, communities and countries have done and are doing in the AIDS response. There are also...

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), Sex workers, Women, Global, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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Consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume

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Steffen Taubert

Number 4 of the German HIVreport is dedicated to the consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume. There is information about the basic research knowledge; methodology of the motivating conversation; behaviourist approach to this issue; guidelines and recommendations  for consultants.

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, WHO European region, Harm reduction, Prevention, Sexual education, STI's
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HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2015

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

This ECDC report, prepared jointly with the WHO Regional Office for Europe, presents data on HIV and AIDS for the whole European Region, including the EU and EEA countries. Analyses are provided for the EU and EEA region, and also by geographical/epidemiological division of the WHO European...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation, Viral hepatitis
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Get on the Fast-Track — the life-cycle approach to HIV

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UNAIDS

In this report, UNAIDS is announcing that 18.2 million people now have access to HIV treatment. The Fast-Track response is working. Increasing treatment coverage is reducing AIDS-related deaths among adults and children. But the life-cycle approach has to include more than just treatment....

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Global, Affordability, Ageing with HIV, Care and support, Gender, Harm reduction, HIV and labor, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Universal access, Work and HIV
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PrEP Access in Europe

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PrEP in Europe Initiative

This report seeks to provide a snapshot of PrEP access and uptake across the European region based on what HIV organisations and community networks have witnessed so far. PEI retrieved this information about PrEP access by putting out a call to all members of EATG, a network with reach across...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Tourists / travellers, Women, Youth, WHO European region, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention
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Hepatitis C among drug users in Europe: epidemiology, treatment and prevention

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

Hepatitis C among drug users in Europe: epidemiology, treatment and prevention provides a timely contribution to raising awareness of the hepatitis C epidemic in Europe and the opportunities now opening up to tackle this problem decisively. A state of the art review of the epidemiology of...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Affordability, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Viral hepatitis
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It's Good To Know

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

This leaflet is the part of  Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT). 

Leaflets and posters for people who use drugs (PWUD) have been prepared by the Work package 4 “Testing and linkage to care” to promote rapid HIV and HCV tests in low threshold...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Social issues, Testing and counselling
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