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My 1st 48 hours - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

"My first 48 hours out" - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

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Kirsten Horsburgh, Scottish Drugs Forum
Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Global, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings 2018

Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

This document provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on active case finding options. These options can be applied to the planning and implementation of interventions that promote the early diagnosis of communicable diseases in prison settings.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Testing and counselling, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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Empfehlungen zur Vergabe von Drogenkonsumutensilien

Recommendations for the distribution of utensils for drug use

by
Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

This publication discribes standards for the distribution of drug consumption utensils for different institutions. In addition, recommendations for documentation, work safety and employees qualification are formulated.

In connection with the much higher prevalence and the easy...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Top 5 Issues on Medicines Policy for 2018

The top 5 issues in medicines policy for 2018

by
European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) AISBL

This brochure introduces the top 5 EU medicines policy issues which will dominate the agenda in 2018.

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Treatment
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HIV Outcomes Recommendations Booklet 2017

HIV Outcomes: Recommendations launched at the European Parliament 2017

by
HIV Outcomes Steering Group

The booklet introduces all five recommendations which were are the outcome of a year-long multi-stakeholder process focusing on the long-term health and well-being of people
living with HIV. And the infographic provides an overview of these recommendations.

Two expert roundtables...

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Advocacy, Care and support, Prevention, Treatment
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HIV Outcomes Recommendations Leaflet 2017

HIV Outcomes: A New Perspective. 5 Recommendations

by
HIV Outcomes Steering Group

The infographic provides an overview of all five recommendations which were are the outcome of a year-long multi-stakeholder process focusing on the long-term health and well-being of people living with HIV. 

Two expert roundtables were held (in December 2016 and June 2017 respectively),...

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Advocacy, Care and support, Prevention, Treatment
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Health and social responses to drug problems - A European Guide

Health and Social Responses to Drug Problems: A European Guide

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction - EMCDDA

This guide and the associated package of online materials provides a reference point for planning or delivering health and social responses to drug problems in Europe. The most appropriate responses will depend on the specific drug problems, the contexts in which these occur and the types of...

Tags: NGOs, Global, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention
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European Drug Report 2016 - Trends and Developments

European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well as drug policy and responses. Together with the online Statistical Bulletin, Country Overviews and Perspectives on Drugs, it makes up...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Research, Treatment
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Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

This publication examines the case for distributing naloxone, an emergency medication, to people who inject opioids such as heroin and to others who might witness an opioid overdose. Through its capacity to reverse opioid overdose, naloxone can save lives if administered in time. This...

Tags: Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Affordability, Care and support, Harm reduction, Policy, Prevention, Treatment
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TUBIDU Desk Review

TUBIDU Report: Empowering the Public Health System and Civil Society to Fight the Tuberculosis Epidemic among Vulnerable Groups

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Anda Karnite, Anneli Uusküla, Atanas Luizov, Atanas Rusev, Ave Talu, Elina Upite, Fidelie Kalambayi, Katri Abel-Ollo, Jeff Lazarus, Kristi Rüütel, Laura Narkauskaite, Loreta Stoniene

The general objective of the project is to contribute to the prevention of the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) and the people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the participating countries. The strategic objectives include empowering the public health system and civil...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention, Tubercolosis
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