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Recency and frequency of HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Germany and socio-demographic factors associated with testing behaviour

Recency and frequency of HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Germany and socio-demographic factors associated with testing behaviour

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Ulrich Marcus, Martyna Gassowski, Martin Kruspe and Jochen Drewes

Testing for presence of HIV infection is a pre-requisite to qualify for antiretroviral treatment. A considerable proportion of German men who have sex with men (MSM) infected with HIV have a CD4 cell count below 350 cells/μl at time of diagnosis and are thus defined as “late presenters”.

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Central Europe, Testing and counselling
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EAST AND WEST TOGETHER. AFEW - Annual Report 2014

EAST AND WEST TOGETHER. AFEW - Annual Report 2014

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AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW)

In this report AFEW communicate the urgency of attention, both political and financial, that is needed in the region to inhibit the spread of HIV. Eastern Europe and Central Asia is the only region in the world where HIV incidence continues to climb, already reaching 1.5 million people. In this...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Care and support, Prevention, Testing and counselling
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Implementation of Community-Based Voluntary Counseling and Testing (CBVCT) Programs and Services; HIV-COBATEST Quantitative Study Report

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HIV-COBATEST

This report has been elaborated in the context of Work Package 5 of the project “HIV Community-Based Testing Practices in Europe”.The main objectives of the HIV-COBATEST project is to promote early diagnosis of HIV infection in Europe by implementing, building, and evaluating community-based...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Policy, Testing and counselling, Universal access
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