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INPUD Universal Health Coverage 2019

What does Universal Health Coverage mean for People Who Use Drugs: A Technical Brief

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International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD)

This INPUD Technical Brief explains how Universal Health Coverage (UHC) can be both an opportunity and a concern for the health and rights of people who use drugs. 

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Universal access
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European Prevention Curriculum 2019 EMCDDA

European Prevention Curriculum

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

A handbook for decision-makers, opinion-makers and policy-makers in science-based prevention of substance use

This handbook has been developed with the primary purpose of providing specific reference material for the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) training courses. It also serves...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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Hepatitis C interventions - Correlation 2019

Hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services in Europe – analysis and examples

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Eberhard Schatz, Roberto Perez Gayo, Ion Raulet

The aim of this project was to identify and select good practice examples in the field of HCV awareness, testing, access to treatment and care for people who use drugs (PWUD) in harm reduction and community settings in Europe and to offer service providers, social and health professionals and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Harm reduction
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Street Support Good Practice Collection

Street Support Good Practice Collection

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Street Support Good Practice Collection

The Street Support Good Practice Collection addresses social services, including social entrepreneurs and adult trainers, municipalities and local governments. The Collection wants to make a substantial contribution to improve current service provision for people who use drugs and/or alcohol in...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction
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HA-REACT 3rd Laymans Report 2019

Summary of the Activities and Results of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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

Reporting Period: October 2015 – January 2019

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially tuberculosis and viral hepatitis, among people who inject drugs.

The ...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Capacity building, Harm reduction, Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Resource mobilisation, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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A Practical Toolkit Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs_web

A Practical Toolkit: Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs

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

The aim of the toolkit on Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs is to provide information on core recommendations and guidelines on how HIV, HCV and TB prevention and treatment activities could be integrated and combined with harm reduction measures to be effectively...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction
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International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy_web_cover

International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy

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Global Partnership on Drug Policies and Development; Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs; and the United Nations Development Programme

Drug control intersects with much of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN Member State pledge to leave no one behind. In line with the 2030 Agenda, the UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021 and the HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021: Connecting the Dots, the International...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy
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Availability, Coverage and Barriers Towards Condom Provision in Prisons: A Review of the Evidence, 2019 HA-REACT

Availability, Coverage and Barriers Towards Condom Provision in Prisons: A Review of the Evidence

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Babak Moazen, Kate Dolan, Rebecca Bosworth, Priscilla N. Owusu, Peter Wiessner, Heino Stöver

Sexual contacts are an undeniable fact among prisoners around the world. However, policy makers and prison governors as well as medical services deny the existence of same-sex-activities in prisons. Homophobia is a global concept of denial of human variety of sexual identity. Once again the...

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), WHO European region, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation
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Guideline on population size estimates of people who inject drugs and Harm Reduction coverage_web

Guideline on population size estimates of people who inject drugs and Harm Reduction coverage

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

The sole objective of this guideline is to summarize and educate about highly useful concepts for scaling up harm reduction in any country.

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) is addressing the gaps that exist in the prevention of HIV and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Harm reduction
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What is Harm Reduction for PWUD - HA-REACT Brochure

What is Harm Reduction for people who use drugs?

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European Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction, HA-REACT

This brochure explains what harm reduction is consisting of and how it benefits to people who use drugs, as well as their families and communities. 

Harm reduction acknowledges that people should not need to stop using drugs to receive help. Research shows that harm reduction decreases...

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, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction
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