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A survey on collaborative TB/HIV activities in countries of the WHO European Region

A survey on collaborative TB/HIV activities in countries of the WHO European Region

by
Wolfheze working group on collaborative TB/HIV activities

Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV cause significant suffering in Europe. It is estimated that 27 000 patients have both diseases. The distribution of co-infected patients is heterogeneous in Europe. Collaborative activities are needed to take best care of those with TB/HIV co-infection.

This...

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, WHO European region, Co-infections, Monitoring and Evaluation, Tubercolosis
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European Mapping of Harm Reduction Interventions in Prisons

by
Anna Tarján, Gergely Horváth, Heino Stöver

Scientific literature about the situation of drug use and infectious diseases as well as institutional responses to them is limited, sporadic and heterogeneous in the European Countries. The research activity therefore covered the compilation of the existing bits and pieces of information of the...

Tags: Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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Access to HCV related services in prison settings in Europe: A community perspective

by
European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

In the frame of the Hepatitis Access Needs (HAND) project, the EATG conducted desk research and interviews in the area of access to services related to hepatitis C in prison settings across Europe. Here are a report of the results and a set of recommendations.

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, Prisoners (ex-), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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Access to HCV related services in prison settings in Europe: A community perspective

by
European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

The following report is a part of the research component and has been prepared by EATG members and associates. It covers the topic of HCV in the penitentiary system and consists of a general overview of the situation in the WHO Europe region and a more in-depth snapshot of six case countries....

Tags: NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, Prisoners (ex-), Central Asia, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Regional, Southern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Co-infections, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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Community Health Worker Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices relating to the Sexual Health of MSM in Europe: A scoping review

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

by
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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The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

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

This report outlines the findings of the Work Package 8 meeting of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which took place in Vilnius.

One aim of HA-REACT’s Work Package 8 (WP8) is to help countries access harm reduction funds, especially via EU...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Viral hepatitis
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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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