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Analytical report based on the results ofthe study"Chemsex and drug use among MSM in Kyiv: new challenges", 2017

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Alliance.Global

The analytical report was prepared in the framework of the study "Chemsex and Drug Use among MSM in Kyiv: New Challenges", which was implemented by the public organization "ALLIANCE. GLOBAL". The purpose of the study was to find out how the use of drugs, psychotropic substances and / or certain...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health
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Guide to funding mechanisms for harm-reduction programmes in European Union Member States

Guide to funding mechanisms for harm-reduction programmes in European Union Member States

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

This guide outlines funding sources and mechanisms for programmes that provide harm reduction and other health services to people who inject drugs (PWID) in the European Union. It covers funding sources ranging from municipalities to international organisations and private donors. The document...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction
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Changing drugs laws in Portugal to prioritise public health

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. Many of these tools address legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing. This case study is about changing drug laws to prioritise public health (Portugal). Author...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

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

This report outlines the findings of the Work Package 8 meeting of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which took place in Vilnius.

One aim of HA-REACT’s Work Package 8 (WP8) is to help countries access harm reduction funds, especially via EU...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Viral hepatitis
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A public health and rights approach to drugs

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UNAIDS

The United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem in April 2016 provides a unique opportunity to review the impact of the existing international drug control system on the health and well-being of mankind. The development and implementation of drug control...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Epidemiology, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Policy, Universal access
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