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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners: Comprehensive literature review

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Dr. Caren Weilandt; Caren Wiegand, M.A.; Prof. Morag MacDonald

Comprehensive literature review

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Care and support, Treatment
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National Research Report Czech Republic

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Štefunková, M., Grohmannová, K., Burešová, Z., Bayer, M.

The main objective of the research project was to gain a detailed overview of the attitudes and needs of young offenders in order to develop and improve health promotion among vulnerable groups of young people in prison. The first component involved the mapping of attitudes and needs among young...

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Care and support
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Assessing the burden of key infectious diseases affecting migrant populations in the EU/EEA

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ECDC

Migrant health is receiving increasing attention in Europe and is a priority for ECDC. This summary presents the main findings of an ECDC project to assess the burden of infectious diseases among migrants in the EU/EEA and the completeness, quality and usefulness of data collected by the...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Policy makers, NGOs, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Central Asia, Monitoring and Evaluation, Migration
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Regional Technical Consultation on the Dissemination of Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection in Eastern European and Central Asian Countries

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World Health Organisation Europe

In July 2013, the WHO released the “Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection”. A regional technical consultation in October 2013 addressed the clinical, operational and programmatic aspects of the consolidated guidelines, countries’...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Health care professionals, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Treatment, Prevention
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HIV, grûtniecîba un sievietes veselîba. Rokasgrâmata.

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Society Association HIV.LV

This brochure is translated material from i-Base «Guide to HIV, pregnancy & women's health» and has been modified for the needs of the local community.

Tags: Heterosexuals, Women, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Eastern Europe, WHO European region, Sexual and reproductive health, Treatment, Prevention
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Policy Paper - Who is paying the price for austerity?

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Efi Kokkini, Ionut Alexandrescy, Luis Mendao, Martin Busch, Miroslava Zilinska, Thanasis Apostolou, Xavier Majó i Roca.

This newsletter is devoted to the urgent issue on the consequences of the austerity policy on public health and harm reduction and presents examples and reports from Correlation partners in the Southern and South Eastern European region.

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Policy, Harm reduction
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Greater Meaningful Involvement of People Who Use Drugs

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John-Peter Kools

This brochure highlights some of the examples of excellent practices in peer involvement in Europe. 25 years ago, the first peer initiatives were started as innovative means of providing HIV prevention education. Since then, the scope and capacity of peer involvement has significantly increased...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Harm reduction, Advocacy, Prevention
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Who Makes Money on Epidemics of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in Ukraine

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AntAC

With this report AntAC’s experts showed how Ukrainian taxpayers’ money allocated for the purchase of HIV/AIDS and TB agents end up in the pockets of private intermediary companies. Report also points out a price Ukrainian society pays for corruption in public procurement of drugs – it is life...

Tags: NGOs, Eastern Europe, Research, Capacity building, Advocacy
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Implementation of TRIPS public health flexibilities to improve access to medicines in Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

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Sergey Kondratyuk, Vadim Hatsko, Konstantin Lezhentsev

This analytical report analyses, focussing on access to medicines, the landscape and some major issues related to the implementation of the TRIPS Agreement in Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Eastern Europe, Policy, Universal access, Laws and regulations
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Identifying needs for and accessibility of HIV-related services for transgender individuals in the South Caucasus

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NGO "Tanadgoma" - Nino Tsereteli, Kakhaber Kepuladze, Sergo Chikhladze

This is the first ever survey on transgender needs in the sub-region of South Caucasus. The survey was conducted under amfAR-supported project “Access to HIV related services for transgender individuals in the South Caucasus”. Project was implemented by Center for
Information and...

Tags: LGBTI, Eastern Europe, Care and support, Gender, Prevention
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