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Community Health Worker Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices relating to the Sexual Health of MSM in Europe: A scoping review

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Giulio Maria Corbelli (EATG), Cinta Folch (CEEISCAT), Percy Fernández-Dávila (CEEISCAT), Jorge Palacio-Vieira (CEEISCAT), Maria Dutarte (EATG), Koen Block (EATG)

As part of the ESTICOM (www.esticom.eu) project, a review of evidence on Community Health Workers’ (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices about the sexual health of MSM, including behaviour and lifestyle factors as well as the HIV/AIDS, STI and viral...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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A Review of Community Health Worker (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to the sexual health of MSM, including existing training materials and manuals in Europe and neighbouring countries

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Cinta Folch (CEEISCAT), Percy Fernández-Dávila (CEEISCAT), Jorge Palacio-Vieira (CEEISCAT), Maria Dutarte (EATG), Giulio Maria Corbelli (EATG), Koen Block (EATG)

As part of the ESTICOM (www.esticom.eu) project, a review of evidence on Community Health Workers’ (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices about the sexual health of MSM, including behaviour and lifestyle factors as well as the HIV/AIDS, STI and viral...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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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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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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