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Determinants of HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention needs among African migrants in Germany; a cross-sectional survey on knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and practices

Determinants of HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention needs among African migrants in Germany; a cross-sectional survey on knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and practices

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Claudia Santos-Hövener, Ulrich Marcus, Carmen Koschollek, Hapsatou Oudini, Mara Wiebe, Omer Idrissa Ouedraogo, Adama Thorlie, Viviane Bremer, Osamah Hamouda, Marie-Luise Dierks, Matthias an der Heiden and Gérard Krause

Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa (MisSA) are a relevant sub-group for HIV-transmission in Germany. A total of 10-15 % of all newly diagnosed cases are MisSA, and approximately one third acquired HIV in Germany. There is limited information on knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and practices (KABP)...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, Care and support, Research
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EAST AND WEST TOGETHER. AFEW - Annual Report 2014

EAST AND WEST TOGETHER. AFEW - Annual Report 2014

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AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW)

In this report AFEW communicate the urgency of attention, both political and financial, that is needed in the region to inhibit the spread of HIV. Eastern Europe and Central Asia is the only region in the world where HIV incidence continues to climb, already reaching 1.5 million people. In this...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Care and support, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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Policy Brief: Transgender People and HIV

Policy Brief: Transgender People and HIV

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WHO

This technical brief summarizes essential information and existing WHO recommendations for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care among transgender populations.

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Treatment
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART2

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART2

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WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

The Project „Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)” received funding from the European Commission, Directorate General, Health and Consumers, Grant Agreement Nr. 20091212.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART1

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (PYP): Toolkit for Prison Staff PART1

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WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

The Project „Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)” received funding from the European Commission, Directorate General, Health and Consumers, Grant Agreement Nr. 20091212.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Literature Review in Bulgaria

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): Literature Review in Bulgaria

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Ivan Popov

Prison system (also the remand centers) and the probation service are in the structure of the Ministry of Justice. There are total of 13 prisons in Bulgaria - eight of them are for recidivists, three are for non-recidivists, one is for women and one is for juveniles.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Central Europe, Care and support, Treatment
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Leaflet of the project "Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)"

Leaflet of the project "Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP)"

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WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP) - Funded by the Public Health Programme of the European Commission (2008-2013)

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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LEGAL REPORT ON ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE IN 12 COUNTRIES

LEGAL REPORT ON ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE IN 12 COUNTRIES

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Anne-Laure Macherey for Doctors of the World – Médecins du monde International Network

Тhе 12 countries are Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.

In this legal report on access to healthcare MdM systematically address four aspects from the specific point of view of people facing multiple...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Refugees, Youth, Global, Care and support, Laws and regulations, Treatment
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Hepatitis C in EECA countries - Epidemic and response (Гепатит С в странах Восточной Европы и Центральной Азии - Эпидемия и ответные меры)

Hepatitis C in EECA countries - Epidemic and response (Гепатит С в странах Восточной Европы и Центральной Азии - Эпидемия и ответные меры)

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Ludmilla Majstat, Sergey Golovin, Elena Dejneka, Tatjana Khan (Людмила Майстат, Сергей Головин, Елена Дейнека, Татьяна Хан)

This document gives an overview about the most important aspects of Hepatitis C in countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia and their response. It describes the work of NGOs and people living with Hepatitis C.

Tags: Health care professionals, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Care and support
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