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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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The UNAIDS we need must leave no one behind: getting to zero includes all of us (the 10–10–10)

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NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB

The 2017 NGO Delegation Report to the UNAIDS PCB, The UNAIDS we need must leave no one behind: Getting to zero includes all of us (the 10–10–10), seeks to highlight the inequity and neglect faced by individuals and communities that are disproportionately affected by HIV and have long...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Global, Affordability, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Policy, Prevention, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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Access to HCV related services in prison settings in Europe: A community perspective

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European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

In the frame of the Hepatitis Access Needs (HAND) project, the EATG conducted desk research and interviews in the area of access to services related to hepatitis C in prison settings across Europe. Here are a report of the results and a set of recommendations.

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, Prisoners (ex-), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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SUMMARY OF THE 2nd PERIODIC TECHNICAL REPORT JOINT ACTION ON HIV AND CO-INFECTION PREVENTION AND HARM REDUCTION

SUMMARY OF THE 2ND PERIODIC TECHNICAL REPORT FOR THE 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 publication summarizes activities of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which were carried out in the time from October 2016 to September 2017.

The HA-REACT addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections,...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation
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