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Prevention of HIV transmission from HIV-infected mothers to their infants: Optimizing clinical management and effective interventions towards eliminating new paedriatric HIV infections

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WHO Regional Office for Europe

The revised European clinical protocol is the cornerstone of WHO Europe’s strategic contribution to the global initiative on elimination of HIV mother-to-child transmission and one of the six priority areas of the European Action Plan for HIV/AIDS 2012-2015. It should serve as a basis for...

Tags: Women, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Sexual and reproductive health, Prevention
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Prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs - Guidance in brief

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and European Monitoring Centre for Drugs

This evidence-based joint guidance in brief by ECDC/EMCDDA identifies good public health practice for prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs. Common blood-borne viruses in this group include HIV and hepatitis B and C. The guidance identifies 7 key...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Care and support, Treatment, Prevention
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Prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and European Monitoring Centre for Drugs

This evidence-based joint guidance by ECDC/EMCDDA identifies good public health practice for prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs. Common blood-borne viruses in this group include HIV and hepatitis B and C. The guidance identifies 7 key interventions which...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Harm reduction, Treatment, Prevention
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Annual NGO Report to the UNAIDS Board 2011

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NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB

2011 NGO Programme Coordinating Board Report focusing on legal issues and HIV responses builds upon the work of the 2009/2010 PCB Reports. As the NGO Delegation works to represent the needs of its civil society, this PCB Report is based on a series of focus group discussions with civil society...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Treatment, Prevention, Care and support
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Standards for psychological support for adults living with HIV

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British Psychological Society, British HIV Association, Medical Foundation for AIDS & Sexual Health (MedFASH)

These standards describe the support that all adults living with HIV should receive from a wide range of practitioners and services to enhance their mental health and wellbeing. They focus on the promotion of mental health and wellbeing, the early detection of psychological difficulties and the...

Tags: Policy makers, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Western Europe, Care and support, Prevention, Stigma and discrimination
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Hepatitis C among people who use drugs

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Astrid Leicht, Eberhard Schatz

The increasing burden of hepatitis C remains underestimated by many policy makers, professionals and the public. There is, however, considerable evidence and expertise upon which guidance for effectively tackling hepatitis C in Europe can draw.
The key messages included in this report...

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, NGOs, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Care and support, Policy, Prevention
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