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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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Do and Don't of sex worker involvement. 2019

Do's and Dont's of sex worker involvement

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ex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN)
Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Sexual and reproductive health
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A Practical Toolkit Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs_web

A Practical Toolkit: Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs

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HA-REACT - Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

The aim of the toolkit on Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs is to provide information on core recommendations and guidelines on how HIV, HCV and TB prevention and treatment activities could be integrated and combined with harm reduction measures to be effectively...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction
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Report on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region_web

Report on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region

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World Health Organization 2018

This report creates an evidence base with the aim of catalysing progress towards developing and promoting migrant-sensitive health systems in the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region and beyond. This report seeks to illuminate the causes, consequences and responses to the health needs and...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, General public, Health care professionals, Migrants, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Migration
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HA-REACT Policy Brief WP7 - Integrated care

Policy Brief: Improving the delivery of integrated services for people who inject drugs

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HA-REACT - Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

The risk of HIV, viral hepatitis and TB among people who use drugs (PWID) is many times greater than that of the general population. Delivering integrated care and improving linkage to care can reduce costs; improve quality of care, health outcomes and quality of life; and ultimately save lives...

Tags: Migrants, Policy makers, Global, Care and support
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What is Harm Reduction for PWUD - HA-REACT Brochure

What is Harm Reduction for people who use drugs?

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European Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction, HA-REACT

This brochure explains what harm reduction is consisting of and how it benefits to people who use drugs, as well as their families and communities. 

Harm reduction acknowledges that people should not need to stop using drugs to receive help. Research shows that harm reduction decreases...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction
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My 1st 48 hours - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

"My first 48 hours out" - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

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Kirsten Horsburgh, Scottish Drugs Forum
Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Global, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings 2018

Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

This document provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on active case finding options. These options can be applied to the planning and implementation of interventions that promote the early diagnosis of communicable diseases in prison settings.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Testing and counselling, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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“Good news for people living with HIV” (Хорошие новости для людей с ВИЧ)

Poster "Good News for people living with HIV"

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International Treatment Preparedness Coalition

People who are diagnosed with HIV are vulnerable. Being diagnosed with HIV has effects on self-behavior and behavior within the society. People living with HIV could feel isolated and are in need of support, given the fact that prejudice and ignorance exists regarding HIV-infections.

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Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Ageing with HIV, Care and support, HIV and labor, Positive prevention, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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Empfehlungen zur Vergabe von Drogenkonsumutensilien

Recommendations for the distribution of utensils for drug use

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Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

This publication discribes standards for the distribution of drug consumption utensils for different institutions. In addition, recommendations for documentation, work safety and employees qualification are formulated.

In connection with the much higher prevalence and the easy...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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