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HA-REACT: Report on Harm Reduction Training Package

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

The training package addresses capacity building and training on harm reduction by providing the means and tools to overcome reluctance towards harm reduction interventions and influence decision makers. The package also should improve knowledge among professionals, facilitated communication and...

Tags: Health care professionals, Global, Harm reduction
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An assessment of barriers to access to HIV and HCV services for people who inject drugs in Europe

Report on PWID barriers to accessing HIV, HCV and TB services and on strategies for overcoming these barriers

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

People who inject drugs (PWID) have become one of the most vulnerable populations in Europe to not only get infected by HIV and/or hepatitis C (HCV) but also to not be able to access testing, care and treatment services. In order to reach UNAIDS goals to end HIV and WHO goals to eliminate HCV in...

Tags: Health care professionals, WHO European region, Affordability, Care and support, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Testing and counselling
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Brochure: Used and discarded injection equipment

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

The Croatian organisation FLIGHT carries out activities to remove discarded needles and syringes by people who inject drugs from the environment in the City of Zagreb and the Zagreb County.

This brochure was created to inform people if they find discarded needles and syringes andin this...

Tags: Health care professionals, Southern Europe, Harm reduction
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Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs. The Croatian Experience

Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs: The Croatian Experience

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

Harm Reduction is a public health approach focused on people who use drugs, primarily on people who inject drugs. This video introduces how NGOs and public health institutions in Croatia collaborate to reduce harm for people who use drugs and how harm reduction services benefit to people who use...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations
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EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DRUG-RELATED HARMS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

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

This booklet is an approach to drug harm reduction: policies and interventions aimed at reducing drug-related harm for people who use drugs.

It was based on interviews with people who use drugs, social workers, clinicians, narcologists, nurses, NGO workers and researchers. All try to ask...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights
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European Mapping of Harm Reduction Interventions in Prisons

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Anna Tarján, Gergely Horváth, Heino Stöver

Scientific literature about the situation of drug use and infectious diseases as well as institutional responses to them is limited, sporadic and heterogeneous in the European Countries. The research activity therefore covered the compilation of the existing bits and pieces of information of the...

Tags: Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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Broszure przygotowało Krajowe Centrum ds. AIDS dla Centralnego Zarzadu Słuzby Wieziennej - A OST leaflet for inmates in Polish. cover

Broszure przygotowało Krajowe Centrum ds. AIDS dla Centralnego Zarzadu Słuzby Wieziennej - A OST leaflet for inmates in Polish

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

 A OST leaflet for inmates, prepared by the Polish specialist on drugs and NAC.

Tags: People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Central Europe, Harm reduction
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Przewodnik po Terapii Substytucyjnej w Jednostkach Penetencyarnych - Brochure on Infectious Diseases

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

A Brochure on Infectious Diseases in Polish with a short text prepared by the Health Service of the Central Board of Polish Prisons on health recommendations.

Tags: Policy makers, Central Europe, Harm reduction
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Out with it - HIV and other sexual health considerations for young men who have sex with men

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World Healith Organization

This document is collaboratively developed by MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights (formerly known as MSMGF) and the World Health Organization,  together with the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Population Fund. It is an updated, abbreviated adaptation...

Tags: LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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