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Changing drugs laws in Portugal to prioritise 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 address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about changing drug laws to prioritise public health (Portugal). Author...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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Removing sex work regulations in Greece

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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 address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about removing sex work regulations (Greece). Author: Power, L. (2017)....

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Stigma and discrimination
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Mitigating criminalisation of HIV transmission: England & Wales

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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 address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about challenging criminal law on HIV transmission/exposure (England...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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Criminalisation law reform in the Netherlands

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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 address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about challenging criminal law on HIV transmission/exposure (Netherlands...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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Repealing bad criminal law on HIV in Denmark

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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 address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about challenging criminal law on HIV transmission/exposure (Denmark)....

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Stigma and discrimination
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Establishing a community testing facility in a regulatory-restricted environment

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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. This case study is about establishing a community testing facility in a regulatory restricted environment in Slovenia. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also via...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling
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Meeting the challenge of restrictive testing regulations in the Ukraine

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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. This case study is about meeting the challenge of restrictive testing regulations in the Ukraine. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also via...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Eastern Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Testing and counselling
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Organising a Europe-wide coalition to raise the profile of HIV testing (European HIV Testing Week)

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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. This case study describes the organising a Europe-wide coalition to raise the profile of HIV testing (European HIV Testing Week). Author: Power, L. (2017). Available...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Testing and counselling
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How can I identify and verify local barriers to testing and treatment access?

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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. This Tip Sheet describes the process of identifying and proving local barriers to testing and treatment access. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also at...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling
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What types of legal and regulatory barriers are common and how do they damage access?

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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. This Tip Sheet describes common legal and regulatory barriers and how they restrict access. Author: Power, L. (2017). Available also at...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling
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