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Conference program "HIV in Eastern Europe - an undetected epidemy?"

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Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS, Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

The countries of the former Soviet Union are one of the few regions in the world where new HIV infections continue to grow. At the end of 2015 in the Russian Federation, the number of officially registered people living with HIV reached one million. Two-thirds of new infections in Europe occur...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Eastern Europe, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health
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Harm reduction saves lives

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UNAIDS

People who use and inject drugs are among the groups at highest risk of exposure to HIV, but remain marginalized and out of reach of health and social services. 

Evidence shows that harm reduction approaches such as needle-syringe programmes reduce the health, social and economic harms of...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Harm reduction, Prevention, Universal access
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Health of LGBT community: on the way to justice

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Different authors, ed. by V. Sosaev

The collection of essays contains materials on the following topics: psychological and mental health of the LGBT community, the LGBT community and the HIV epidemics, the health of transgender people, and the health of LGBT people with disabilities. It also presents the materials of the Forum ("...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Eastern Europe, Global, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Research, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Work and HIV
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UNODC WWID

Addressing the specific needs of women who inject drugs. Practical guide for service providers on gender-responsive HIV services

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Practical Guide offers suggestions for mainstreaming gender into existing services for people who inject drugs. At the same time, it acknowledges that, in some settings, women require services provided separately from or in addition to services targeting men. The main purposes of this Practical...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Women, Global, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Prevention, Reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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Fast-Tracking combination prevention

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UNAIDS

To reduce new HIV infections globally to fewer than 500 000 by 2020, a step towards ending the HIV epidemic as a public health threat by 2030, we need to Fast-Track the response, including renewed commitment to, sustained funding for and scaled-up implementation of HIV prevention programmes.

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Prevention, Universal access
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Consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume

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Steffen Taubert

Number 4 of the German HIVreport is dedicated to the consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume. There is information about the basic research knowledge; methodology of the motivating conversation; behaviourist approach to this issue; guidelines and recommendations  for consultants.

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, WHO European region, Harm reduction, Prevention, Sexual education, STI's
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