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A Review of Community Health Worker (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to the sexual health of MSM, including existing training materials and manuals in Europe and neighbouring countries

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Cinta Folch (CEEISCAT), Percy Fernández-Dávila (CEEISCAT), Jorge Palacio-Vieira (CEEISCAT), Maria Dutarte (EATG), Giulio Maria Corbelli (EATG), Koen Block (EATG)

As part of the ESTICOM (www.esticom.eu) project, a review of evidence on Community Health Workers’ (CHW) knowledge, attitudes and practices about the sexual health of MSM, including behaviour and lifestyle factors as well as the HIV/AIDS, STI and viral...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Capacity building, Care and support, Co-infections, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Viral hepatitis
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Praksis, Greece

PRAKSIS: 2017 - World AIDS Day

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PRAKSIS, Greece

Following the audiovisual work of 2016, we prepared a second video in order to show the development of those 2 experiments. This time people who use drugs under OST programs and members of the transgender community, as employees of PRAKSIS, design and implement the outreach interventions...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Injecting drug users (IDUs), People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Southern Europe, Advocacy, Testing and counselling
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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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Scaling up early diagnosis for HIV through expanded implementation of provider-initiated HIV testing

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Teixeira, B. & von Lingen, A.I.

This policy brief was developed for the OptTEST by HiE project and 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...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Testing and counselling
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Scaling up early diagnosis for HIV through expanded implementation of provider-initiated HIV testing

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Teixeira, B. & von Lingen, A.I.

This policy brief was developed for the OptTEST by HiE project and 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...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Testing and counselling
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Scaling up early diagnosis for HIV through diversifying HIV testing approaches beyond clinical settings

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Teixeira, B, & von Lingen, A. I.

This policy brief was developed for the OptTEST by HiE project and calls for expanding access to HIV testing through diversifying HIV testing approaches beyond medical settings. Such expansion would include more testing in non-medical settings, HIV testing delivered by trained lay providers and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Policy, Testing and counselling
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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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How can we build alliances between community, clinicians and public health?

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Power, L.

A number of tools and resources have been developed within the OptTEST by HiE project to optimise HIV testing and linkage to care. Many of these tools provide guidance for advocacy for legal and regulatory changes. This Tip Sheet is about building alliances between community, clinicians and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Policy, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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