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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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The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This report outlines the findings of the Work Package 8 meeting of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which took place in Vilnius.

One aim of HA-REACT’s Work Package 8 (WP8) is to help countries access harm reduction funds, especially via EU...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Viral hepatitis
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Toolkit Mainpage

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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Joint Action HAREACT

Leaflet: Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This leaflet describes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 22 partners representing 18 EU Member States.

The overall aim of HA-REACT is to significantly contribute to the elimination of HIV and...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction
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Quickie Check Austria

HIV-Online prevention for men having sex with men

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Die AIDS-Hilfen Österreichs

This is the presentation of HIV prevention campaign launched by Die AIDS-Hilfen Austria

This HIV prevention campaign is focused on the smartphone behavour of the target group. It  addresses MSM with an increased risk of infection who hardly use the services of the Austrian HIV-NGOs. The...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, Youth, Central Europe, WHO European region, Media, Testing and counselling
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Right to health - Access denied (Access to HIV services for migrants with irregular status in ten European countries) - poster

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European HIV Legal Forum - Ferenc Bagyinszky (AIDS Action Europe)

In the 2014-2015 project phase the European HIV Legal Forum produced a comparative legal report based on legal survey from 10 European countries (France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Spain and the United Kingdom). Based on the legal report, EHLF also produced...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Health care professionals, Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Refugees, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Migration, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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European Drug Report 2016 - Trends and Developments

European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well as drug policy and responses. Together with the online Statistical Bulletin, Country Overviews and Perspectives on Drugs, it makes up...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Research, Treatment
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European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments

European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Changing dynamics in the heroin market, the latest implications of cannabis use and new features and dimensions of the stimulant and ‘new drugs’ scene are among the issues highlighted in the European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments. This years’ annual review reflects on 20...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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