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TRAINING MANUAL ON HIV AND HCV RAPID TESTING IN LOW-THRESHOLD SETTINGS FOR PWUD

TRAINING MANUAL ON HIV AND HCV RAPID TESTING IN LOW-THRESHOLD SETTINGS FOR PWUD

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This training manual was developed within the EU-funded programme, Joint Action on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Tuberculosis among People Who Inject Drugs in Europe (HA-REACT). The manual is designed to be a complete tool to provide staff in low-threshold settings the knowledge, skills and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling
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Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings 2018

Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

This document provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on active case finding options. These options can be applied to the planning and implementation of interventions that promote the early diagnosis of communicable diseases in prison settings.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Testing and counselling, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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CBVCT Services - Current obstacles and opportunities

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Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS

This Advocacy Tool addresses gaps and challenges for the cross-sectoral cooperation in the field of CBVCT in Europe. This study assembles the opinions and ideas of different stakeholders who provided very diverse points of view on the subject, because as they play different roles at the national...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Research, Testing and counselling
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Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

"Konkurs na ilustrację do materiałów szkoleniowych na temat: Leczenie substytucyjne" - This  poster and leaflet for the inmates of a penitentiary center Sluzew (Warsaw) is prepared by the National AIDS Centre in Poland. The inmates will be asked to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons (...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Central Europe, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling
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SUMMARY OF THE PERIODIC TECHNICAL REPORT JOINT ACTION ON HIV AND CO-INFECTION PREVENTION AND HARM REDUCTION

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HA-REACT

This publication summarizes activities of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which were carried out in the time from October 2015 to September 2016.

HA-REACT addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections,...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, HIV and labor, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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AIDS Action Europe Strategic Framework 2015-2017

AAE Strategic Framework 2015-2017: Continuity and Innovation - Towards a more effective Response to HIV

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© AIDS Action Europe c/o Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe e.V.

The AAE Steering Committee has defined an overall strategy and clear agenda spanning 2015–2017 that align AAE’s work with growing concerns. Through this, we will strengthen our response to the epidemic, maintain our commitments and provide a framework in which we can prioritise our actions....

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Migration, Prevention, Resource mobilisation, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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An assessment of barriers to access to HIV and HCV services for people who inject drugs in Europe

An assessment of barriers to access to HIV and HCV services for people who inject drugs in Europe

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

People who inject drugs (PWID) have become one of the most vulnerable populations in Europe to not only get infected by HIV and/or hepatitis C (HCV) but also to not be able to access testing, care and treatment services. In order to reach UNAIDS goals to end HIV and WHO goals to eliminate HCV in...

Tags: Health care professionals, WHO European region, Affordability, Care and support, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Testing and counselling
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What you need to know about HIV testing

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UNAIDS

This infomaterial created by UNAIDS to the World AIDS Day 2018 is focusing on HIV testing. Testing for HIV allows you to act, to seek HIV treatment if you are HIV-positive or to protect yourself if you are HIV-negative. Knowing your HIV status gives you the power to take control over your health...

Tags: General public, Global, Testing and counselling
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COBATEST Network: Community-Based Voluntary Counselling and Testing in Europe 2017 Report

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Anna Conway, Laura Fernàndez López

The COBATEST Network seeks to standardise the collection of high-quality CBVCT data across Europe to support programming and improve services for CBVCT clients. This report presents the testing activity of 38 members from 16 European countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Italy...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, General public, Heterosexuals, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Sex workers, WHO European region, Monitoring and Evaluation, STI's, Testing and counselling
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