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Praksis, Greece

PRAKSIS: 2016 - World AIDS Day

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PRAKSIS, Greece

PRAKSIS created a video concerning public health interventions, talking about 2 experiments. The first one was about the employment of people who use drugs and are under OST programs in our low threshold units and in our mobile units. The second one was about the development of the advocacy...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Migrants, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, Advocacy, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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2015 progress report on the global plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children and keeping their mothers alive

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UNAIDS

This is the fourth annual report of the Global Plan, and it summarizes the progress made through December 2014. The final accountability report of the Global Plan will be...

Tags: Women, Global, Epidemiology, Gender, Positive prevention, Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, Universal access
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SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH  EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

SCALING UP EARLY DIAGNOSIS FOR HIV THROUGH EXPANDED IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVIDER-INITIATED HIV TESTING

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OptTEST

This policy brief calls for increasing early HIV diagnosis by implementing Provider-initiated HIV testing when individuals with ICs present to health care settings and strengthening PITC in other health care settings for key populations. The policy brief first examines the policy context and...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, Youth, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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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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