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A Review of Community Health Worker (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to the sexual health of MSM, including existing training materials and manuals in Europe and neighbouring countries

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Cinta Folch (CEEISCAT), Percy Fernández-Dávila (CEEISCAT), Jorge Palacio-Vieira (CEEISCAT), Maria Dutarte (EATG), Giulio Maria Corbelli (EATG), Koen Block (EATG)

As part of the ESTICOM (www.esticom.eu) project, a review of evidence on Community Health Workers’ (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices about the sexual health of MSM, including behaviour and lifestyle factors as well as the HIV/AIDS, STI and viral...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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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 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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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 can I construct or compare a continuum of care?

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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 constructing and comparing your continuum of care. Author...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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Toolkit for MSM Checkpoints

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EURO HIV EDAT project, Matthias Kuske

A Working Group of Checkpoints from all over Europe developed an interactive Toolkit for community-based, voluntary counselling and testing (CBVCT) services targeting men who have sex with men (MSM). This Toolkit is part of the Euro HIV EDAT (Early HIV Diagnosis And Testing in Europe,...

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, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Monitoring and Evaluation, Quality development and assurance, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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UNAIDS DATA 2017

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UNAIDS

UNAIDS has collected and published information on the state of the world’s HIV epidemic for the past 20 years. This information has shaped and guided the development of the response to HIV in regions, countries and cities worldwide. This edition of UNAIDS data contains the highlights of the very...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, HIV and labor, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment
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WHO: HIV self-testing - Video

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World Health Organisation

The United Nations has set targets to diagnose 90% of all people with HIV by 2020. Currently, it is estimated that only 60% of people with HIV are aware of their infection. To close the gap, countries are seeking ways to rapidly increase access to and uptake of HIV testing...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Care and support, HIV and labor, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment as prevention (TasP)
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