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Greater Meaningful Involvement of People Who Use Drugs

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John-Peter Kools

This brochure highlights some of the examples of excellent practices in peer involvement in Europe. 25 years ago, the first peer initiatives were started as innovative means of providing HIV prevention education. Since then, the scope and capacity of peer involvement has significantly increased...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Harm reduction, Advocacy, Prevention
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Surveillance of human immunodeficiency virus suggests that younger men who have sex with men are at higher risk of infection, European Union, 2003 to 2012

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ECDC & National Institute of Public Health- National Institute of Hygiene

In 2012, newly reported human immunodeficiency virus diagnoses in the European Union /European Economic Area remained stable at around 30,000 cases. Since 2003, cases in men who have sex with men (MSM) aged 20 to 29 years-old doubled, while the proportion of late presenters in this group...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Prevention, Monitoring and Evaluation
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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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