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Gay men and HIV/AIDS 2013 - Schwule Männer und HIV/AIDS 2013

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Jochen Drewes, Martin Kruspe

The 10th survey on the health-related behavior of gay men and other men who have sex with men provides two essential findings. Firstly, although a total of condom use has declined in recent years, but this fact cannot be equated with a decreasing HIV-protective behavior. Rather, other protective...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Youth, Western Europe, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Gender, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Prevention, Research, Sexual education, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling
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Accessing HIV prevention, testing, treatment care and support in Europe as a migrant with irregular status in Europe: A comparative 10-country legal survey

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Gaia Inverardi

In the 2014-2015 project phase the European HIV Legal Forum produced a comparative legal report based on legal survey from 10 European countries (France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Spain and the United Kingdom). The legal report also includes a collection...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Refugees, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Migration, Policy, Sexual and reproductive health, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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Guidlines for the screening, care and treatment of the persons with hepatitis C infection

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World Health Organization

 

These are the fist guidelines dealing with hepatitis C treatment produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and complement existing guidance on the prevention of transmission of bloodborne viruses, including HCV. They are intended for policy-makers, government offiials, and others...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, Global, Affordability, STI's, Testing and counselling, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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Guidelines for testing HIV, viral hepatitis and other infections in injecting drug users

Guidelines for testing HIV, viral hepatitis and other infections in injecting drug users

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Infectious diseases are among the most serious health consequences of injecting drug use and can lead to significant healthcare costs. Injecting drug users are vulnerable to a range of infectious and communicable diseases through a variety of risk behaviours, and because of underlying conditions...

Tags: Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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HA-REACT: Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis, among people who inject drugs (PWID). This three-year project was launched in late 2015...

HIV for non-HIV specialists booklet

HIV for non-HIV specialists

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Dr Ann Sullivan, Dr Emma Devitt, Ruth Lowbury (second edition) (based on first edition by Dr Rachel Baggaley)

The booklet provides essential information for healthcare professionals in secondary care on: -the clinical diagnosis of HIV in non-HIV specialist settings, with photographs -how to offer an HIV test and give results -barriers to HIV testing for clinicians & patients / strategies for...

Tags: Health care professionals, Global, Western Europe, Epidemiology, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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