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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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Top 5 Issues on Medicines Policy for 2018

The top 5 issues in medicines policy for 2018

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European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) AISBL

This brochure introduces the top 5 EU medicines policy issues which will dominate the agenda in 2018.

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Treatment
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HIV Outcomes Recommendations Booklet 2017

HIV Outcomes: Recommendations launched at the European Parliament 2017

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HIV Outcomes Steering Group

The booklet introduces all five recommendations which were are the outcome of a year-long multi-stakeholder process focusing on the long-term health and well-being of people
living with HIV. And the infographic provides an overview of these recommendations.

Two expert roundtables...

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Advocacy, Care and support, Prevention, Treatment
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HIV Outcomes Recommendations Leaflet 2017

HIV Outcomes: A New Perspective. 5 Recommendations

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HIV Outcomes Steering Group

The infographic provides an overview of all five recommendations which were are the outcome of a year-long multi-stakeholder process focusing on the long-term health and well-being of people living with HIV. 

Two expert roundtables were held (in December 2016 and June 2017 respectively),...

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Advocacy, Care and support, Prevention, Treatment
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Pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement reform in Kyrgyzstan

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WHO

This report explores the causes of high out-of-pocket (OOP) payments for outpatient medicines in Kyrgyzstan and develops policy recommendations to reduce them. The analysis consisted of a review of current reimbursement mechanisms and an assessment of their ability to protect the Kyrgyz...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Central Asia, Affordability, Care and support, Laws and regulations, Legislation
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HIV Positive Detainees and Access to Social Rights

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Centre for Life

This paper is based on the outcomes of a study conducted by the Social and the Legal Department of Center for Life from March 2016 until December 2016 at the following detention centers: • Detainees’ Hospital of Korydallos • Women’s Department of the Korydallos Detention Center • Detention...

Tags: General public, LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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European Alliance for Responsible R&D and Affordable Medicines: Joint Declaration

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European Alliance for Responsible R&D and Affordable Medicines

In Europe and worldwide, the price of new medicines is rising year on year, especially where there is no therapeutic alternative. As a result, treatment for life-threatening infections and diseases, like HIV/AIDS, cancer and hepatitis C, are increasingly unaffordable for both individuals and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations
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AIDS Action Europe Strategic Framework 2015-2017

AAE Strategic Framework 2015-2017: Continuity and Innovation - Towards a more effective Response to HIV

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© AIDS Action Europe c/o Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe e.V.

The AAE Steering Committee has defined an overall strategy and clear agenda spanning 2015–2017 that align AAE’s work with growing concerns. Through this, we will strengthen our response to the epidemic, maintain our commitments and provide a framework in which we can prioritise our actions....

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Migration, Prevention, Resource mobilisation, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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