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Harm reduction interventions need better funding mechanisms

PRESS RELEASE 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 end. HA-REACT had 22...
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AIDS Action Europe's Member and Partner Meeting 2018

Addressing Women’s Needs in Harm Reduction Services. Member Meeting 2018

AIDS Action Europe Member and Partner Meeting took place on Saturday, October 20, in Berlin. This year the AAE Steering Committee decided to focus on 2 topics of concern for civil society organisations working in the field: good practices and gaps in addressing women in harm reduction and the...

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Statement of the NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB on release of the Independent Expert Panel's report on harassment

The NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB Calls for the Immediate Release of the Independent Expert Panel’s (IEP) Report December 6, 2018

At the 42nd UNAIDS Program Coordinating Board (PCB) meeting in June 2018, the PCB agreed to establish an Independent Expert Panel (IEP)...

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What is Harm Reduction for people who use drugs? HA-REACT, 2018

"What is Harm Reduction?" - new HA-REACT video is live!

This video explains what harm reduction is and how it benefits people who use drugs, as well as their families and communities.

Harm reduction acknowledges that people should not need to stop using drugs to receive help. Research shows that harm reduction decreases the negative effects...

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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.

Download the brochure at https://bit...

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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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