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IQhiv: Improving Quality in HIV prevention in Europe

IQhiv Mission statement: Improving Quality in HIV Prevention in Europe

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Helene Reemann, Dr. Ulrich Laukam m-Josten, Martine van der Meulen

IQhiv is an initiative of civil society, government, academic and international organizations investigating quality assurance and quality improvement practices relevant to HIV prevention programs and projects across Europe. In 2008, WHO Europe and the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA)...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Quality development and assurance
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TUBIDU Cross-Sectional Study

TUBIDU Report: Assessment on HIV and TB knowledge and the barriers related to access to care among vulnerable groups

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Anda Karnite, Anneli Uusküla, Atanas Luizov, Atanas Rusev, Ave Talu, Elina Upite, Fidelie Kalambayi, Katri Abel-Ollo, Kristi Rüütel, Laura Narkauskaite, Loreta Stoniene

The current report provides an overview of the cross-sectional study among IDUs conducted in Bulgaria, Romania and the Baltic countries. The study focused on identifying knowledge about TB and HIV as well as barriers to access to TB- and HIV-related health care services. The aim was to provide...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Policy, Research, Tubercolosis
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TUBIDU Desk Review

TUBIDU Report: Empowering the Public Health System and Civil Society to Fight the Tuberculosis Epidemic among Vulnerable Groups

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Anda Karnite, Anneli Uusküla, Atanas Luizov, Atanas Rusev, Ave Talu, Elina Upite, Fidelie Kalambayi, Katri Abel-Ollo, Jeff Lazarus, Kristi Rüütel, Laura Narkauskaite, Loreta Stoniene

The general objective of the project is to contribute to the prevention of the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) and the people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the participating countries. The strategic objectives include empowering the public health system and civil...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention, Tubercolosis
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TUBIDU Training Outline

TUBIDU Training Outline

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The National Institute for Health Development, Estonia

For trainings based on TUBIDU Handbook for community based organizations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs.

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention, Tubercolosis
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TUBIDU Handbook for community based organizations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs

TUBIDU Handbook for community based organisations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs

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Maarja Sukles

This handbook has been developed in the framework of the project TUBIDU: Empowering the Public Health System and Civil Society to Fight the Tuberculosis Epidemic among Vulnerable Groups. This European Union (EU) project is funded by the “Programme of Community Action in the Field of Health (2008...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention, Tubercolosis
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Guidance for community based organizations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs

TUBIDU: Guidance for community based organisations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs

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Nela Ivanova, Fidelie Kalambayi, Kai Kliiman, Plamen Mamihin, Vaira Leimane, Laura Narkauskaite, Rauni Ruohonen, Mihaela Stefan, Maarja Sukles

People who inject drugs (PWID) are often among the most vulnerable and socially excluded people in any society and are therefore exposed to many risk factors which put them at high risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB). When compared with the general population, people who use illicit drugs have...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Tubercolosis
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Evaluation of the implementation of the Commission Communication: Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and the neighbouring countries, 2009–2013

Evaluation of the implementation of the Commission Communication: Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and the neighbouring countries, 2009–2013

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J. Hofman, J. Exley, T. Bienkowska-Gibbs, S. Castle-Clarke, M. Morgan Jones, V. Van Dyck, S. Gonzalo, J. Corbett, F. Lejeune, E. Nolte

HIV/AIDS and associated infections remain a significant public health issue in Europe. The most recent policy instruments at the European Union level to address HIV/AIDS in Europe are the European Commission Communication "Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and the neighbouring countries,...

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Epidemiology
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WORKING TOGETHER a Community-Driven Guide to Meaningful Involvement in National Responses to HIV

WORKING TOGETHER a Community-Driven Guide to Meaningful Involvement in National Responses to HIV

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Sarah Middleton-Lee and Charlie Baran

Working Together is a guide to increase and improve the meaningful involvement of the community sector in all aspects of national responses to HIV, with an emphasis on national planning and decision-making processes.

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Capacity building, Policy
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