This handbook has been developed in the framework of the project TUBIDU: Empowering the Public Health System and Civil Society to Fight the Tuberculosis Epidemic among Vulnerable Groups. This European Union (EU) project is funded by the “Programme of Community Action in the Field of Health (2008...
Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention, Tubercolosis
Nela Ivanova, Fidelie Kalambayi, Kai Kliiman, Plamen Mamihin, Vaira Leimane, Laura Narkauskaite, Rauni Ruohonen, Mihaela Stefan, Maarja Sukles
People who inject drugs (PWID) are often among the most vulnerable and socially excluded people in any society and are therefore exposed to many risk factors which put them at high risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB). When compared with the general population, people who use illicit drugs have...
Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Tubercolosis
WIAD – Scientific Institute of the Medical Association of German Doctors
Young prisoners have particular needs that are different from other prisoners.They are often more disadvantaged than their counterparts in the community and this can both have a negative impact on their health and be a factor in their initial offending (Prison Reform Trust, 2012).
Tags: People who are/were in prisons, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment