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2020 Global AIDS Update ⁠— Seizing the moment ⁠— Tackling entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

2020 Global AIDS Update ⁠— Seizing the moment ⁠— Tackling entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

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UNAIDS

UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply unequal success; COVID-19 risks blowing HIV progress way off course. Missed targets have resulted in 3.5 million more HIV infections and 820 000 more AIDS-related deaths since 2015 than if the...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, 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-), Refugees, Sex workers, Tourists / travellers, Women, Youth, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Ageing with HIV, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Gender, Harm reduction, HIV and labor, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Reproductive health, Research, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Universal access, Viral hepatitis, Work and HIV
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AFEW International Report "Interruption and Innovation"

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AFEW International

AFEW International released the COVID-19 report “Interruption and Innovation” with an overview of disruptions of and responses to prevention, treatment and care for key populations at risk for HIV, TB and viral hepatitis due to Covid-19 in Eastern Europe and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19, 2020

What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19

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UNAIDS

COVID-19 is a serious disease and all people living with HIV should take all recommended preventive measures to minimize exposure to, and prevent infection by, the virus that causes COVID-19. As in the general population, older people living with HIV or people living with HIV with heart or lung...

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Co-infections, Treatment
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Spotlight — HIV–related discrimination against women and girls 2020

Spotlight: HIV–related discrimination against women and girls

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UNAIDS

Across the world, gender inequality, violence, poverty and insecurity continue to stoke excessive HIV risk among women and girls, especially those in marginalized and excluded communities.

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Women, Global, Care and support, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Stigma and discrimination, Treatment
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CIVIL SOCIETY MONITORING OF HARM REDUCTION IN EUROPE, 2019

Civil Society Monitoring of Harm Reduction in Europe, 2019

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Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN)

This monitoring report covers certain areas of drug policy and practice produced by Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN). The purpose of this report is to enrich the information and knowledge base of harm reduction interventions in Europe from the viewpoint of civil society...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Viral hepatitis
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ESTICOM Training material, www.msm-trainings.org

ESTICOM Training Material for Community Health Worker adressing gay men and other MSM

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Barrie Dwyer, Takudzwa Mukiwa, (THT); Matthias Kuske, Dr. Dirk Sander (DAH)

The training material toolbox curriculum for training Community Health Worker (CHW) working with gay men and other MSM was developed in the frame of the EU-funded ESTICOM project (www.esticom.eu). Its aim is to help inceasing the quality of the services CHW...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Capacity building, Care and support, Epidemiology, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Media, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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Integrate and Partner Notification 2019

Integrate and Partner Notification

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Lella Cosmaro, Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS, Italy

Lella Cosmaro, working at Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS, Italy, former AIDS Action Europe (AAE) Steering Committee Member, introduced during AAE's Member and Partner Meeting 2019 the Joint Action on integrating prevention, testing and linkage to care strategies across HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Affordability, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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INPUD Universal Health Coverage 2019

What does Universal Health Coverage mean for People Who Use Drugs: A Technical Brief

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International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD)

This INPUD Technical Brief explains how Universal Health Coverage (UHC) can be both an opportunity and a concern for the health and rights of people who use drugs. 

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Universal access
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European Prevention Curriculum 2019 EMCDDA

European Prevention Curriculum

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

A handbook for decision-makers, opinion-makers and policy-makers in science-based prevention of substance use

This handbook has been developed with the primary purpose of providing specific reference material for the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) training courses. It also serves...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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Street Support Good Practice Collection

Street Support Good Practice Collection

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Street Support Good Practice Collection

The Street Support Good Practice Collection addresses social services, including social entrepreneurs and adult trainers, municipalities and local governments. The Collection wants to make a substantial contribution to improve current service provision for people who use drugs and/or alcohol in...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction
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