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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Final Evaluation Report

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Final Evaluation Report

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Caren Weilandt, WIAD

The project evaluation of the Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP) project was carried out by Professor Morag MacDonald from Birmingham City University.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Research Report Bulgaria

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Ivan Popov

The Association of Varna Organizations for Drug Prevention has been involved in the project ‘’Health Promotion For Young Prisoners (HPYP)” since 2010. It is coordinated by the Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors (WIAD), and is financed by EC.

Tags: Youth, People who are/were in prisons, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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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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HIV treatment as prevention - briefing paper

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Roger Pebody

This briefing paper, produced by NAM for HIV Prevention England, describes the scientific evidence for HIV treatment as prevention and considers its implications for the UK.

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Western Europe, Global, Positive prevention, Prevention, Treatment
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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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Checkpoint (hiv-sneltest)

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Stan Van Loon

Checkpoint was de naam van de eerste hiv-sneltest-faciliteit in Nederland. Dit vrijwilligersproject was gevestigd in Amsterdam en vanaf 21 juni 2002 tot haar opheffing op 27 juni 2008 hebben bijna 5000 mensen zich bij Checkpoint op hiv laten testen.

De door Checkpoint gehanteerde sneltest...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Western Europe, Testing and counselling, Prevention
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Acceptability and feasibility of introducing the HIV rapid oral test in CBVCTs

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Dr Laura Fernàndez - ICO; Agència Salut Pública de Catalunya

Rapid HIV tests can play an important role in HIV prevention activities and expand access to testing in both clinical and nonclinical settings. The objective of the study is to assess the acceptability, feasibility and impact of introducing oral rapid test technologies at the network of...

Tags: NGOs, Health care professionals, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Research, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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Position paper on the overly broad criminalisation of HIV transmission, exposure and / or non-disclosure

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EATG

EATG argues that while the criminal law may be applied to exceptional and extremely rare cases of malicious and deliberate HIV transmission, the criminal law is too blunt and rigid a tool for dealing effectively with public health initiatives, controling the spread of HIV, and deterring harm-...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Western Europe, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Prevention, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination
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A guide to doing it better in our CBVCT centres. Core practices in some European CBVCT centres

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Laura Rios Guardiola Jean-Marie Le Gall Beata Umubyeyi-Mairesse HIV-COBATEST Project Steering Committee WP5 Working Group

This document provides ideas and existing practices on how CBVCT centers can implement and offer their services. Respecting the value of “learning by doing”, some NGOs already performing CBVCT have worked together in order to collect their experiences and inspire new practices. Being aware of...

Tags: NGOs, Health care professionals, Western Europe, Testing and counselling
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