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Scaling up early diagnosis for HIV through expanded implementation of provider-initiated HIV testing

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Teixeira, B. & von Lingen, A.I.

This policy brief was developed for the OptTEST by HiE project and calls for increasing early HIV diagnosis by implementing Provider-initiated HIV testing when individuals with ICs present to health care settings and strengthening PITC in other health care settings for key populations. The...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Testing and counselling
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Scaling up early diagnosis for HIV through diversifying HIV testing approaches beyond clinical settings

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Teixeira, B, & von Lingen, A. I.

This policy brief was developed for the OptTEST by HiE project and calls for expanding access to HIV testing through diversifying HIV testing approaches beyond medical settings. Such expansion would include more testing in non-medical settings, HIV testing delivered by trained lay providers and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling
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SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH  EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

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OptTEST

This policy brief calls for increasing early HIV diagnosis by implementing Provider-initiated HIV testing when individuals with ICs present to health care settings and strengthening PITC in other health care settings for key populations. The policy brief first examines the policy context and...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Youth, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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What can we do when politicians ignore the evidence?

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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. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about what to do when politicians ignore the evidence. Author:...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Policy
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Key Questions: Questions you should ask yourself (and be able to answer) before you ask to meet with a Government Minister

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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. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about preparing for a meeting with a Government Minister or...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy
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Influencing at conferences and other events

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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. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about influencing at conferences and other events. Author:...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Policy
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How should we present our case to decision-makers and politicians?

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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. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about Presenting the case to decision-makers and politicians....

Tags: Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy
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How can we build alliances between community, clinicians and public health?

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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. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about building alliances between community, clinicians and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Policy, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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How and where do I find evidence for a change in policy?

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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. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about getting the evidence for policy changes. Author: Power, L...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Research
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