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Global tuberculosis report 2012

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WHO

This is the seventeenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels...

Tags: General public, Global, Prevention, Care and support
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HIV in Injecting Drug Users in the EU/EEA, following a reported increase of cases in Greece and Romania - Rapid Risk Assessment

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction / European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Two countries in the EU/EEA have reported a significant increase in HIV case reports and HIV prevalence among IDUs during 2011 (Greece and Romania). However, about half of the countries in the EU/EEA report a low incidence of HIV cases among IDUs, and the overall incidence in the EU/EEA has been...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, WHO European region, Harm reduction, Prevention
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The Future of European Prevention among Men who have Sex with Men

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Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control

Compilation of lectures and seminars held at FEMP 2011, the first pan-European conference on HIV prevention among MSM. The main purpose of the conference was to bring together the four primary actors in the MSM prevention field: governmental agencies (including the health care sector), NGOs,...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Prevention
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Identification and optimisation of evidence-based HCV prevention in Europe for young drug users at risk

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Heike Zurhold and Christiane Schmidt

This report is a qualitative synthesis of the current evidence for the effectiveness of different interventions, which aim to prevent HCV transmission among IDUs.

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Youth, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Co-infections, Prevention
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Monitoring implementation of the European Commission Communication and Action Plan for Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and neighbouring countries, 2009–2013

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ECDC

This interim report summarises the progress made on implementing the policy priorities contained in a European Commission Communication entitled Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and neighbouring countries, 2009–2013. It identifies the areas in which further progress is required and sets...

Tags: Policy makers, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Advocacy, Prevention, Policy
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European Action Plan for HIV/AIDS 2012–2015

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WHO Regional Office for Europe

The eastern part of the WHO European Region has the fastest growing HIV epidemic in the world, with the number of people living with HIV estimated to have tripled since 2000. Progress in the western part of the Region shows what can be achieved, though much more is still needed. The overall...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Universal access, Stigma and discrimination, Prevention
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Patient evaluation and Antiretroviral Treatment for Adults and Adolescents

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WHO Regional Office for Europe

This 2012 revision of the WHO Clinical Protocol for the European region is built on new evidence in the area of HIV/AIDS treatment and
the global WHO 2010 recommendations for a public health approach “Antiretroviral therapy for HIV
Infection in Adults and Adolescents”.

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Youth, Policy makers, WHO European region, Treatment, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention
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