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Gaining access to PrEP in France

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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 barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. This case study is about gaining access to PrEP (France). Author: Power, L. (2017). Available...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Men having sex with men (MSM), Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Sexual and reproductive health, Treatment as prevention (TasP)
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Establishing a community testing facility in a regulatory-restricted environment

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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 case study is about establishing a community testing facility in a regulatory restricted environment in Slovenia. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also via...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling
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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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Toolkit for MSM Checkpoints

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EURO HIV EDAT project, Matthias Kuske

A Working Group of Checkpoints from all over Europe developed an interactive Toolkit for community-based, voluntary counselling and testing (CBVCT) services targeting men who have sex with men (MSM). This Toolkit is part of the Euro HIV EDAT (Early HIV Diagnosis And Testing in Europe,...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Monitoring and Evaluation, Quality development and assurance, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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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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AIDS by the numbers 2015

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UNAIDS

The world has halted and reversed the spread of HIV. The epidemic has been forced into decline. New HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths have fallen dramatically since the peak of the epidemic. Now the response is going one step further—ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Global, Epidemiology
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How AIDS changed everything — MDG6: 15 years, 15 lessons of hope from the AIDS response

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UNAIDS

In these UNAIDS report are 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 heart-breaking stories about the challenges that still remain...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Global, Epidemiology, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Sexual and reproductive health, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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POSITIVE: Russian documentary with English subtitles

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Alina Alieva (director)

"POSITIVE" is a documentary with stunning, funny, sad and simple stories from people living with HIV. The characters of the film are very different people, like us. But they are united by a common problem - HIV infection. Someone from the protogonists has a positive status,...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Youth, Eastern Europe, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Universal access
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Hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia: report

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Alexander Kondakov, Center for Independant Sociological Research

The book presents the results of a study of open court data on hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia. Definitions of hate crimes, a general description of the available data are given and a comparative cross-country analysis of the generalized statistics for 2010-2015 is conducted. All...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Eastern Europe, Regional, Advocacy, Human rights, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination
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Health of LGBT community: on the way to justice

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Different authors, ed. by V. Sosaev

The collection of essays contains materials on the following topics: psychological and mental health of the LGBT community, the LGBT community and the HIV epidemics, the health of transgender people, and the health of LGBT people with disabilities. It also presents the materials of the Forum ("...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Eastern Europe, Global, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Research, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Work and HIV
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