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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners (HPYP): National Research Report Germany

WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors

A combination of qualitative and quantitative methods was applied in the research phase to analyse needs and obstacles in health promotion for young prisoners. The data collection was carried out from April 2011 to August 2011 and a sample of 86 young prisoners for the quanti-tative needs...

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Treatment, Harm reduction, Care and support
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners: RESEARCH REPORT ESTONIA

Kristina Joost (M.Sc.), Latsin Alijev

In the period of July 2011 – August 2011 NGO Convictus Estonia carried out research to examine existing approaches to health promotion for young prisoners and to explore prisoner’s and prison staff‘s needs.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Treatment, Care and support
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Health Promotion for Young Prisoners: Comprehensive literature review

Dr. Caren Weilandt; Caren Wiegand, M.A.; Prof. Morag MacDonald

Comprehensive literature review

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Youth, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Care and support, Treatment
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Drug consumption rooms in Europe - Models, Best Practice and Challenges

Dirk Schäffer, Heino Stöver, Leon Weichert

This report is a product of the European Harm Reduction Network.

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Central Europe, Research, Harm reduction, Care and support
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Who’s afraid of science? Data collection, quality standards and evaluation -Examples from Europe

Braam, R., Ferri, M., Gasbarini, N., Lee, J., Wentzlaff-Eggebert, M.

Many NGOs and grass-root services have indicated that
they have insufficient knowledge, expertise and skills to
document, monitor and evaluate their services. In this newsletter we give an overview of what can be done in this field, taking into account the limited resources of NGOs....

Tags: NGOs, WHO European region, Monitoring and Evaluation, Harm reduction
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Policy Paper - Who is paying the price for austerity?

Efi Kokkini, Ionut Alexandrescy, Luis Mendao, Martin Busch, Miroslava Zilinska, Thanasis Apostolou, Xavier Majó i Roca.

This newsletter is devoted to the urgent issue on the consequences of the austerity policy on public health and harm reduction and presents examples and reports from Correlation partners in the Southern and South Eastern European region.

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Policy, Harm reduction
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Greater Meaningful Involvement of People Who Use Drugs

John-Peter Kools

This brochure highlights some of the examples of excellent practices in peer involvement in Europe. 25 years ago, the first peer initiatives were started as innovative means of providing HIV prevention education. Since then, the scope and capacity of peer involvement has significantly increased...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Harm reduction, Advocacy, Prevention
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Policy Reform and UNGASS 2016

Tamas Varga

The most prominent development we can see in global drug policy today is that more and
more players are admitting the need to move away from law-enforcement-dominated approaches in drug policy towards public health approaches. What are the Conventions that have bound the hands of...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Policy, Laws and regulations, Harm reduction
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Spotlight Sexwork

Pye Jakobsson

Over a prolonged period, dealing
with the issues raised by sex work
has been a major concern for most
European countries, and many different
legislative frameworks have been
applied or discussed. The current focus on cambatting human trafficking often leads to a...

Tags: Sex workers, Women, WHO European region, Harm reduction, Human rights, Policy
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