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Meeting the challenge of restrictive testing regulations in the Ukraine

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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 meeting the challenge of restrictive testing regulations in the Ukraine. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also via...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Eastern Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, 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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Conference program "HIV in Eastern Europe - an undetected epidemy?"

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Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS, Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

The countries of the former Soviet Union are one of the few regions in the world where new HIV infections continue to grow. At the end of 2015 in the Russian Federation, the number of officially registered people living with HIV reached one million. Two-thirds of new infections in Europe occur...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Eastern Europe, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health
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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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POSITIVE: Russian documentary with English subtitles

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Alina Alieva (director)

"POSITIVE" is a documentary with stunning, funny, sad and simple stories from people living with HIV. The characters of the film are very different people, like us. But they are united by a common problem - HIV infection. Someone from the protogonists has a positive status,...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Youth, Eastern Europe, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Universal access
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Hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia: report

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Alexander Kondakov, Center for Independant Sociological Research

The book presents the results of a study of open court data on hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia. Definitions of hate crimes, a general description of the available data are given and a comparative cross-country analysis of the generalized statistics for 2010-2015 is conducted. All...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Eastern Europe, Regional, Advocacy, Human rights, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination
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Health of LGBT community: on the way to justice

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Different authors, ed. by V. Sosaev

The collection of essays contains materials on the following topics: psychological and mental health of the LGBT community, the LGBT community and the HIV epidemics, the health of transgender people, and the health of LGBT people with disabilities. It also presents the materials of the Forum ("...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Eastern Europe, Global, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Research, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Work and HIV
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