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2020 Global AIDS Update ⁠— Seizing the moment ⁠— Tackling entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

2020 Global AIDS Update ⁠— Seizing the moment ⁠— Tackling entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

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UNAIDS

UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply unequal success; COVID-19 risks blowing HIV progress way off course. Missed targets have resulted in 3.5 million more HIV infections and 820 000 more AIDS-related deaths since 2015 than if the...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Tourists / travellers, Women, Youth, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Ageing with HIV, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Gender, Harm reduction, HIV and labor, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Reproductive health, Research, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Universal access, Viral hepatitis, Work and HIV
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AFEW International Report "Interruption and Innovation"

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AFEW International

AFEW International released the COVID-19 report “Interruption and Innovation” with an overview of disruptions of and responses to prevention, treatment and care for key populations at risk for HIV, TB and viral hepatitis due to Covid-19 in Eastern Europe and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Media, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19, 2020

What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19

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UNAIDS

COVID-19 is a serious disease and all people living with HIV should take all recommended preventive measures to minimize exposure to, and prevent infection by, the virus that causes COVID-19. As in the general population, older people living with HIV or people living with HIV with heart or lung...

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Co-infections, Treatment
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Integrate and Partner Notification 2019

Integrate and Partner Notification

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Lella Cosmaro, Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS, Italy

Lella Cosmaro, working at Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS, Italy, former AIDS Action Europe (AAE) Steering Committee Member, introduced during AAE's Member and Partner Meeting 2019 the Joint Action on integrating prevention, testing and linkage to care strategies across HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Affordability, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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The European HIV Legal Forum and preliminary findings of the HIV-criminalization project

The European HIV Legal Forum – Criminalization of HIV-transmission, exposure and non-disclosure

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AIDS Action Europe

Ferenc Bagyinszky, Project Coordinator at AIDS Action Europe, presented during AIDS Action Europe's Member and Partner Meeting 2019 the European HIV Legal Forum and preliminary findings of its HIV-criminalization project.

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Affordability, Co-infections, Inequalities in health, Migration, STI's
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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

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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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Drug-related infectious diseases: health and social responses

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

This miniguide on responding to drug-related infectious diseases is one of a larger set, which together comprise Health and social responses to drug problems: a European guide 2021....

Tags: General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Central Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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2021 World AIDS Day report — Unequal, unprepared, under threat: why bold action against inequalities is needed to end AIDS, stop COVID-19 and prepare for future pandemics

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UNAIDS

In this report the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) issues a stark warning.  Progress against AIDS, which was already off track, is now under even greater strain as the COVID-19 crisis continues to rage, disrupting HIV prevention and treatment services, schooling, violence-...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Affordability, Care and support, Co-infections, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Stigma and discrimination
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Global Fund Results Report 2021

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Global Fund

The COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the fight against HIV, TB and malaria in 2020, according to a new report released by the Global Fund. The Results Report shows that while some progress was made, key programmatic results have declined for the first time in the history of the...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Affordability, Capacity building, Co-infections, Social issues
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Key Populations' Values and Preferences for HIV, Hepatitis and STI services: A Qualitative Study

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INPUD

In 2021 INPUD collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) Department for Global HIV, Hepatitis and STI Programmes on a global qualitative study examining the values and preferences of key populations, including people who inject drugs, for HIV, Hepatitis and STIs services. The findings...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Positive prevention, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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