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Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings 2018

Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

This document provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on active case finding options. These options can be applied to the planning and implementation of interventions that promote the early diagnosis of communicable diseases in prison settings.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Testing and counselling, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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CBVCT Services - Current obstacles and opportunities

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Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS

This Advocacy Tool addresses gaps and challenges for the cross-sectoral cooperation in the field of CBVCT in Europe. This study assembles the opinions and ideas of different stakeholders who provided very diverse points of view on the subject, because as they play different roles at the national...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Research, Testing and counselling
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Empfehlungen zur Vergabe von Drogenkonsumutensilien

Recommendations for the distribution of utensils for drug use

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Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

This publication discribes standards for the distribution of drug consumption utensils for different institutions. In addition, recommendations for documentation, work safety and employees qualification are formulated.

In connection with the much higher prevalence and the easy...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Health and social responses to drug problems - A European Guide

Health and Social Responses to Drug Problems: A European Guide

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction - EMCDDA

This guide and the associated package of online materials provides a reference point for planning or delivering health and social responses to drug problems in Europe. The most appropriate responses will depend on the specific drug problems, the contexts in which these occur and the types of...

Tags: NGOs, Global, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention
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Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

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

"Konkurs na ilustrację do materiałów szkoleniowych na temat: Leczenie substytucyjne" - This  poster and leaflet for the inmates of a penitentiary center Sluzew (Warsaw) is prepared by the National AIDS Centre in Poland. The inmates will be asked to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons (...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Central Europe, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling
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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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

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

This leaflet discribes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 23 partners representing 18 EU Member States.

The overall aim of HA-REACT is to significantly contribute to the elimination of HIV and...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction
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CS Guide to EU Funding for Health in EECA

Civil Society Guide to EU Funding for Health in EECA

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Andrea Corazza, Vanessa Boas, Gian Marco Grindatto & Fanny Voitzwinkler, Global Health Advocates France

How to leverage European Union funding for health in Eastern Europe & Central Asia?

This guide provides readers with a basic overview of mechanisms and process to access funding at EU-level. It also present a series of recommendations that could help civil society to apply for EU...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Central Asia, Central Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Policy, Resource mobilisation, Tubercolosis
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Prison training report HA-REACT 2019

Opioid Substitution Treatment and harm reduction training report: challenges for prisons and the criminal justice system

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

The overall objective of the training was to improve the knowledge of health and social sector personnel working in prisons to help them implement effective OST programs in their countries, looking at the wider harm reduction agenda and at the continuity of care for prisoners who use drugs, who...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Policy, Viral hepatitis
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Simplifying models of care for treating hepatits C in people who inject drugs - web pic - HA-REACT 2019

Simplifying models of care for treating hepatits C in people who inject drugs

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

In this review, we use model of care (MoC) to signify a setting-specific framework that outlines how to provide PWID with relevant services and interventions throughout the HCV cascade of care. Four key questions are critical to simplify models of care for treating hepatitis C in people who use...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Policy, Viral hepatitis
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Good practice examples of hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services in Europe 2019

Good practice examples of hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services in Europe

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Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network

In 2018, Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN) collected the experiences of 90 organisations from all over Europe related to their viral Hepatitis C activities.
The examples presented here were chosen by a review committee based on a questionnaire and an interview...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Harm reduction
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