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Nastia's Diary

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Health and Development Foundation

This is an educational film for teens, exploring issues of stigma associated with HIV, information about the disease, and risky behavior through an entertaining an engaging storyline. In Russian with English subtitles.

Tags: Youth, Global, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Western Europe, Prevention, Sexual education, Stigma and discrimination
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HIV Communication and Counseling

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Фонд "Здоровье и развитие"

In this film an experienced trainer walks viewers through positive and negative examples of pre- and post-test counseling with both high- and low-risk patients. It is intended for use with health care providers as training material and a springboard for discussion in any format.

Tags: Health care professionals, Central Europe, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Global, Testing and counselling, Sexual education, Prevention
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Euro Hepatitis Index 2012 Report

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Beatriz Cebolla Ph.D, Arne Bjornberg Ph.D, Health Consumer Powerhouse

For the first time a study has compared the treatments and policies for this group of viral diseases in 30 European countries to locate the most successful examples for a pan-European best practice on hepatitis. Countries can find successful practice for improving their national action on this...

Tags: Policy makers, Health care professionals, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Care and support, Treatment, Research
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Accountability and evidence-based evaluation in youth prevention and sexual and reproductive health and rights

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Mag. Lukas Schmuckermair, Mag.a Deborah Klingler-Katschnig, Isabell Eibl, MSc, Aids Hilfe Wien

The Quality Improvement and Evaluation Tool QUIET developed under BORDERNETwork helps to improve quality in existing sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV/STI prevention projects for youth as well as in planning new projects. The participatory online tool is based on the planning...

Tags: Youth, NGOs, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Sexual education, Sexual and reproductive health, Prevention
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What is the urgency to tackle the HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV co-infection?

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AIDS-Hilfe Potsdam e.V. (AHP) in the BORDERNETwork Project, Publisher: AHP

The HIV drug resistance is one of the rising global issues and is closely connected to the management of Hepatitis B/C co-infections. Drug resistance requires expensive second-line and third-line therapy regimens, exacerbates the patient‘s prognosis and limits treatment possibilities.
In...

Tags: Policy makers, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Health care professionals, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Central Europe, Universal access, Treatment, Co-infections
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Improving access to early HIV/STI diagnostics for vulnerable groups. Learning from the practice: a practical recommendation guide

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Consortium of BORDERNETwork project partners, Publisher: National Institute for Health Development, Estonia

The goal of the report is to summarize the results of piloting HIV/STI service provision for key vulnerable groups conducted by 9 BORDERNETwork partners in 7 EU countries and to provide guidance for future actions. More than 1 400 vulnerable persons took up free-of charge and confidential low-...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Health care professionals, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Universal access, Testing and counselling, Prevention
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From Culturally Sensitive to Community-Based. A Practical Manual on Effective Models of Participatory Community-Based HIV/STI Prevention in Migrant/Ethnic Minorities

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Consortium of BORDERNETwork project partners, Publisher: Health and Social Development Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria

Community-based participatory models prove high relevance in HIV/STI prevention with migrants. They do not just address affected communities, but involve them continuously as co-authors and social agents of change. BORDERNETwork studied and selected HIV/STI prevention models with special focus...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, (Undocumented) Migrants, NGOs, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Migration, Prevention, Resource mobilisation
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Bridging research on HIV/STI prevalence and risks to evidence-based effective practice. Final report: HIV/STI Sentinel-Surveillance

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BORDERNETwork

The objectives of the STI-Sentinel surveillance are the detection and analysis of frequency and distribution of STI/HIV as well as behavioural factors within participating regions/countries. Its focus is the early detection of trends in certain risk groups, as is the identification of risk...

Tags: NGOs, Health care professionals, Central Europe, Policy, Social issues, Research
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A guide to developing and implementing overdose prevention programmes

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Janna Ataiants, Dasha Ocheret

This Guide was developed in response to the growing need among service providers working with drug users in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia to introduce overdose prevention work into their services. Here you will find a set of concise recommendations on overdose programming based on...

Tags: NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Health care professionals, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Harm reduction, Care and support
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Identification and optimisation of evidence-based HCV prevention in Europe for young drug users at risk

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Heike Zurhold and Christiane Schmidt

This report is a qualitative synthesis of the current evidence for the effectiveness of different interventions, which aim to prevent HCV transmission among IDUs.

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Youth, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Co-infections, Prevention
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