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European Drug Report 2016 - Trends and Developments

European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well as drug policy and responses. Together with the online Statistical Bulletin, Country Overviews and Perspectives on Drugs, it makes up...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Research, Treatment
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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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Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

This publication examines the case for distributing naloxone, an emergency medication, to people who inject opioids such as heroin and to others who might witness an opioid overdose. Through its capacity to reverse opioid overdose, naloxone can save lives if administered in time. This...

Tags: Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Affordability, Care and support, Harm reduction, Policy, Prevention, Treatment
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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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Do no harm - Health, human rights and people who use drugs

Do no harm - Health, human rights and people who use drugs

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UNAIDS

Evidence supports the need for a shift in the global approach to drug use. In this report, Do no harm: health, human rights and people who use drugs, UNAIDS shows what works to reduce the impact of HIV and other harms related to drug use. Countries that have moved away from laws and policies...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Quality development and assurance, Stigma and discrimination
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The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

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Catherine Cook, Maria Phelan, Gen Sander, Katie Stone, Fionnuala Murphy

Published biennially since 2008, the Global State of Harm Reduction is the leading independent resource monitoring the international harm reduction response.

The April 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem coincides with the tenth anniversary of the start of...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Human rights, Treatment
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HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

REPORT: HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

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Gen Sander

This report is part of the European Union co-funded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring”, led by Harm Reduction International. The project aims to reduce ill treatment of people in detention and improve prison conditions through more comprehensive...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment, Tubercolosis
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TUBIDU Cross-Sectional Study

TUBIDU Report: Assessment on HIV and TB knowledge and the barriers related to access to care among vulnerable groups

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Anda Karnite, Anneli Uusküla, Atanas Luizov, Atanas Rusev, Ave Talu, Elina Upite, Fidelie Kalambayi, Katri Abel-Ollo, Kristi Rüütel, Laura Narkauskaite, Loreta Stoniene

The current report provides an overview of the cross-sectional study among IDUs conducted in Bulgaria, Romania and the Baltic countries. The study focused on identifying knowledge about TB and HIV as well as barriers to access to TB- and HIV-related health care services. The aim was to provide...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Policy, Research, Tubercolosis
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TUBIDU Desk Review

TUBIDU Report: Empowering the Public Health System and Civil Society to Fight the Tuberculosis Epidemic among Vulnerable Groups

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Anda Karnite, Anneli Uusküla, Atanas Luizov, Atanas Rusev, Ave Talu, Elina Upite, Fidelie Kalambayi, Katri Abel-Ollo, Jeff Lazarus, Kristi Rüütel, Laura Narkauskaite, Loreta Stoniene

The general objective of the project is to contribute to the prevention of the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) and the people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the participating countries. The strategic objectives include empowering the public health system and civil...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention, Tubercolosis
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TUBIDU Training Outline

TUBIDU Training Outline

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The National Institute for Health Development, Estonia

For trainings based on TUBIDU Handbook for community based organizations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs.

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention, Tubercolosis
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