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

Report on PWID barriers to accessing HIV, HCV and TB services and on strategies for overcoming these barriers

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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 includes 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...

Tags: General public, Global, Testing and counselling
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Out with it - HIV and other sexual health considerations for young men who have sex with men

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World Healith Organization

This document is collaboratively developed by MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights (formerly known as MSMGF) and the World Health Organization,  together with the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Population Fund. It is an updated, abbreviated adaptation...

Tags: LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Prevention, 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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Access to HCV related services in prison settings in Europe: A community perspective

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European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

In the frame of the Hepatitis Access Needs (HAND) project, the EATG conducted desk research and interviews in the area of access to services related to hepatitis C in prison settings across Europe. Here are a report of the results and a set of recommendations.

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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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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Access to HCV related services in prison settings in Europe: A community perspective

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European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

The following report is a part of the research component and has been prepared by EATG members and associates. It covers the topic of HCV in the penitentiary system and consists of a general overview of the situation in the WHO Europe region and a more in-depth snapshot of six case countries....

Tags: NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, Prisoners (ex-), Central Asia, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Regional, Southern Europe, Western Europe, WHO European region, Co-infections, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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