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HepHIV 2019 Conference in Bucharest, Romania, Podium

Community-led approaches are key in the response to HIV, TB and viral hepatitis

This time it was Bucharest, the capital of Romania that hosted the HepHIV Conference 2019. Romania holds the EU presidency in the first half of 2019, and faces challenges in responding to the HIV, TB and viral hepatitis epidemics, in particular when it comes to addressing and including key...
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HA-REACT structure overview

Harm reduction interventions need better funding mechanisms


Harm reduction services need sustainable funding mechanisms to improve testing and linkage to care for people who use drugs

Last week, the three-year European Union (EU) Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) has come to its...

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Chechnya: They are hunting and killing us again

Just a few days ago, Russian LGBT Network stated again about the arrest and attacks of at least 40 people being LGBT. Since the first anti-gay purge in Chechnya, the network reports, around 150 people out of region were relocated and around 130 people found sanctuary out of Russia.


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The European Commission Supports Harm Reduction For People Who Inject Drugs. Does Your Country? - By Jeffrey Lazarus, HA-REACT

European Commission supports Harm Reduction for PWID. Does Your Country?

By Jeffrey Lazarus, #HAREACT

We know what works. Opioid substitution therapy in prisons, safe needles in the streets, direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for anyone who’s infected. No, what we need to eliminate hepatitis C isn’t more interventions. What we need is the political will to...

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Guideline on population size estimates of people who inject drugs and Harm Reduction coverage

New Guideline on population size estimates of PWID

The sole objective of this guideline is to summarize and educate about highly useful concepts for scaling up harm reduction in any country.

Estimates of the prevalence of drug use and its consequences have a major influence on many public policies. Estimating prevalence is especially...

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AAE at the NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB 2016-2018

AIDS Action Europe held the seat of Europe NGO Delegate on the Programme Coordinating Board of UNAIDS from 2016-2018. Our colleague, Ferenc Bagyinszky, represented AAE on the NGO Delegation: “My 3 years with the NGO Delegation was one of the most rewarding and challenging period of my life. It...

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Support the petition "AIDS: one minute to act, sign!"

Before the Global Fund Replenishment Conference which will take place in October 2019 in France and is aimed to raise new funds to end AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030, AIDES together with other partner organisations launched a petition aimed at heads of states and governments calling to support the...
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