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HIV Indicator Conditions - Guidance for Implementing HIV Testing in Adults in Health Care Settings

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HIV in Europe

The HIV in Europe initiative has released its Guidance document. The objectives of the guidance are to:
• Encourage and support the inclusion of indicator condition-guided HIV testing in national HIV testing strategies, taking into account the local HIV prevalence, ongoing testing...

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Improving access to early HIV/STI diagnostics for vulnerable groups. Learning from the practice: a practical recommendation guide

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Consortium of BORDERNETwork project partners, Publisher: National Institute for Health Development, Estonia

The goal of the report is to summarize the results of piloting HIV/STI service provision for key vulnerable groups conducted by 9 BORDERNETwork partners in 7 EU countries and to provide guidance for future actions. More than 1 400 vulnerable persons took up free-of charge and confidential low-...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Health care professionals, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Universal access, Testing and counselling, Prevention
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Lessons learned in the implementation of HIV testing strategies for sex workers - Poster presentations from the HIV in Europe Copenhagen 2012 Conference

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HIV in Europe

HIV and commercial sex workers in Portugal: Are there missed opportunities to scaling up HIV testing and linkage to care?; Barriers for early HIV testing among road and club-based female sex workers in Catalonia; BORDERNETwork’s IBBS among Sex Workers (SWs) in 7 EU countries: bridging research...

Tags: Sex workers, WHO European region, Testing and counselling
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Lessons learned in the implementation of HIV testing strategies for MSM - Poster presentations from the HIV in Europe Copenhagen 2012 Conference

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HIV in Europe

Activities directed to early testing and diagnostics of HIV among MSM in the Republic of Armenia; Check your status - first results from a MSM Outreach Prevention and VCT Project by Aids Hilfe Vienna; Scaling up HIV and STI testing of gay men and other MSM in Germany by community based testing...

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Lessons learned in the implementation of HIV testing strategies for IDUs - Poster presentations from the HIV in Europe Copenhagen 2012 Conference

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HIV in Europe

Low testing uptake and their determinants among IDUs in Georgia; Factors influencing HIV testing among injecting drug users in Lithuania; Results of piloting peer driven intervention – did we reach targeted population?; Immunochromatographic rapid tests in preventive work with injection drug...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Testing and counselling
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Lessons learned in the implementation of HIV testing strategies for migrants - Poster presentations from the HIV in Europe Copenhagen 2012 Conference

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HIV in Europe

Copenhagen Central Station as HIV-testing site for migrant populations; PARC-Project – prevention of AIDS with the resources of communities; Outreach project for HIV testing in an immigrant community.

Tags: Ethnic minorities, WHO European region, Testing and counselling
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Results from the evaluation of VCT programmes - Poster presentations from the HIV in Europe Copenhagen 2012 Conference

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HIV in Europe

The role voluntary counselling and testing in early diagnosis of HIV infection;
Evolution in the number of tests performed and in the profile of people tested in VCT network of Catalonia, 1995-2010; A non-healthcare HIV test clinic improving testing and linkage to care; Possibility for...

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