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HA-REACT 3rd Laymans Report 2019

Summary of the Activities and Results of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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

Reporting Period: October 2015 – January 2019

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially tuberculosis and viral hepatitis, among people who inject drugs.

The ...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Capacity building, Harm reduction, Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Resource mobilisation, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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tubidu policy brief

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

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TUBIDU, a European Commission Health Programme funded project

People who inject drugs (PWID) are at high risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB), whether or not
they are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The higher risk of TB observed
in PWID is usually the result of associated HIV infection, but it is often more prevalent...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Prevention, Treatment, Tubercolosis
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AIDS Action Europe Strategic Framework 2015-2017

AAE Strategic Framework 2015-2017: Continuity and Innovation - Towards a more effective Response to HIV

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© AIDS Action Europe c/o Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe e.V.

The AAE Steering Committee has defined an overall strategy and clear agenda spanning 2015–2017 that align AAE’s work with growing concerns. Through this, we will strengthen our response to the epidemic, maintain our commitments and provide a framework in which we can prioritise our actions....

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Migration, Prevention, Resource mobilisation, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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