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Bridging the Gaps: Health and rights of key populations: engaging underserved key population in Kyrgyztan: what works?

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Dinara Magdybaeva, Aida Karipova, David Yanchinov

Within the framework of the programme “Bridging the Gaps: Health and rights of key populations”, operational research was conducted among people who inject drugs (PWID), sex workers (SW) and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, as well as outreach workers and managers of local...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Women, Youth, Central Asia, Advocacy, Affordability, Care and support, Co-infections, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Resource mobilisation, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Viral hepatitis
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Gay men and HIV/AIDS 2013 - Schwule Männer und HIV/AIDS 2013

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Jochen Drewes, Martin Kruspe

The 10th survey on the health-related behavior of gay men and other men who have sex with men provides two essential findings. Firstly, although a total of condom use has declined in recent years, but this fact cannot be equated with a decreasing HIV-protective behavior. Rather, other protective...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Youth, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Prevention, Research, Sexual education, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling
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Accessing HIV prevention, testing, treatment care and support in Europe as a migrant with irregular status in Europe: A comparative 10-country legal survey

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Gaia Inverardi

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). The legal report also includes a collection...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Refugees, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Migration, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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ECDC and EMCDDA guidance. Prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs

ECDC and EMCDDA guidance. Prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

This joint guidance report explores good public health practices that can support effective policies to reduce infections. Common blood-borne viruses in this group include HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. These are mainly spread through the sharing of needles, syringes and drug preparation...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Policy, Prevention, Resource mobilisation, Social issues, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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Do no harm - Health, human rights and people who use drugs

Do no harm - Health, human rights and people who use drugs

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UNAIDS

Evidence supports the need for a shift in the global approach to drug use. In this report, Do no harm: health, human rights and people who use drugs, UNAIDS shows what works to reduce the impact of HIV and other harms related to drug use. Countries that have moved away from laws and policies...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Quality development and assurance, Stigma and discrimination
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The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

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Catherine Cook, Maria Phelan, Gen Sander, Katie Stone, Fionnuala Murphy

Published biennially since 2008, the Global State of Harm Reduction is the leading independent resource monitoring the international harm reduction response.

The April 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem coincides with the tenth anniversary of the start of...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Human rights, Treatment
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WHO MANUAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT

Manual for the development and assessment of national viral hepatitis plans: a provisional document

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World Health Organization

The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance to public health professionals tasked with managing a response to viral hepatitis. As every country’s needs are different with respect to its epidemiology and the current level of response, people would use this manual in different ways. This...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Viral hepatitis
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