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What is Harm Reduction for people who use drugs - HA-REACT Brochure

Brochure release: What is Harm Reduction for PWUD?

Harm reduction consists of policies, programmes and practices that reduce the negative health, social and economic effects of drug use.

This brochure explains how it can benefit people who use drugs, as well as their families and communities.

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The second European ChemSex Forum

The second European ChemSex Forum was held in Berlin on 22-24 March 2018, organized by International HIV Partnerships and Professional Briefing and attended by 243 participants from 32 countries. The Forum started with a training day for 65 frontline staff from WHO European region and was...

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E-Learning HA-REACT, October 2018

New training tools on harm reduction available online

HA-REACT has recently developed new online tools to train staff in low-threshold settings on HIV and HCV testing and linking to needed care, on opioid substitution treatment and condom distribution program in prison settings, on prison needle and syringe programmes and harm reduction.

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Андраш Сзабо, Печ (город), Венгрия

"We need trained pharmacists, governmental and social workers to improve integrated care in HU"

The NGO INDIT Foundation, based in Pécs, is one of the few organisations, which is providing harm reduction services for people who use drugs (PWUD) in Hungary. The foundation maintains facilities providing medical care services and social support, such as the “Drug Clinic” with outpatient care...

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Highlights of the European Civil Society Forum booth at the AIDS Conference 2018

The Global Village, an open space and accessible for everyone during the conference, has presented the work of networks, organisations and other community groups of PLHIV and key affected populations from all over the world. This area was dedicated to people who work on the ground at the...

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Stop criminalising people living with HIV - Valeria Rachinska and Ferenc Bagyinszky

AIDS 2018 Conference review

AIDS Action Europe’s executive office attended the 22 nd International AIDS Conference, which has been a big success for many of us addressing gaps and challenges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region, which remains as one of the few regions in the world where new HIV cases and AIDS...

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