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Checkpoint (hiv-sneltest)

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Stan Van Loon

Checkpoint was de naam van de eerste hiv-sneltest-faciliteit in Nederland. Dit vrijwilligersproject was gevestigd in Amsterdam en vanaf 21 juni 2002 tot haar opheffing op 27 juni 2008 hebben bijna 5000 mensen zich bij Checkpoint op hiv laten testen.

De door Checkpoint gehanteerde sneltest...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Western Europe, Testing and counselling, Prevention
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Identifying needs for and accessibility of HIV-related services for transgender individuals in the South Caucasus

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NGO "Tanadgoma" - Nino Tsereteli, Kakhaber Kepuladze, Sergo Chikhladze

This is the first ever survey on transgender needs in the sub-region of South Caucasus. The survey was conducted under amfAR-supported project “Access to HIV related services for transgender individuals in the South Caucasus”. Project was implemented by Center for
Information and...

Tags: LGBTI, Eastern Europe, Care and support, Gender, Prevention
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Acceptability and feasibility of introducing the HIV rapid oral test in CBVCTs

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Dr Laura Fernàndez - ICO; Agència Salut Pública de Catalunya

Rapid HIV tests can play an important role in HIV prevention activities and expand access to testing in both clinical and nonclinical settings. The objective of the study is to assess the acceptability, feasibility and impact of introducing oral rapid test technologies at the network of...

Tags: NGOs, Health care professionals, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Research, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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Position paper on the overly broad criminalisation of HIV transmission, exposure and / or non-disclosure

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EATG

EATG argues that while the criminal law may be applied to exceptional and extremely rare cases of malicious and deliberate HIV transmission, the criminal law is too blunt and rigid a tool for dealing effectively with public health initiatives, controling the spread of HIV, and deterring harm-...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Western Europe, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Prevention, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination
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Best Practices in Prevention, Control and Care for Drug-resistant Tuberculosis

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WHO Regional Office for Europe

A resource for the continued implementation of the Consolidated Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the WHO European Region, 2011–2015.

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, WHO European region, Co-infections, Prevention, Treatment
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Management of Tuberculosis (protocol 4) - 2013 revision

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WHO Regional Office for Europe

WHO Europe is revising 5 clinical protocols on treatment of and care for PLWH. The protocols are the cornerstone of the strategic actions that WHO has taken as part of its contribution to ensure universal access to treatment and care for PLWH and to comprehensively address their health problems...

Tags: Health care professionals, WHO European region, Care and support, Treatment, Prevention
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Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection

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WHO

The 2013 Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection; recommendations for a public health approach, provide new guidance on the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, the care of people living with HIV and the use of...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Health care professionals, Global, Prevention, Treatment
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