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Femifesto 2020

Femifesto in Support of Sex Workers’ Rights

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info@sexworkeurope.org

The signatories of this online manifesto, who are women’s rights, feminist, and sex workers’ rights organisations and collectives, express support for sex workers’ self-determination and the recognition of sex work as work. With women’s rights, reproductive rights and gender equality threatened...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, Global, Advocacy, Gender, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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European Prevention Curriculum 2019 EMCDDA

European Prevention Curriculum

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

A handbook for decision-makers, opinion-makers and policy-makers in science-based prevention of substance use

This handbook has been developed with the primary purpose of providing specific reference material for the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) training courses. It also serves...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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EU Delegations Unwrapped: A Practical Guide for CSO Engagement with EUDs 2019

EU Delegations Unwrapped: A Practical Guide for CSO Engagement with EUDs

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CONCORD: European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development

The handbook provides an overview of the EUDs’ structure and areas of focus, suggesting how to effectively approach EUDs and strategise a medium- to long-term mutually beneficial engagement with them. The handbook is a practical and accessible tool, which can be easily shared and disseminated....

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Laws and regulations
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Do and Don't of sex worker involvement. 2019

Do's and Dont's of sex worker involvement

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ex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN)
Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Sexual and reproductive health
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HA-REACT Policy Brief WP7 - Integrated care

Policy Brief: Improving the delivery of integrated services for people who inject drugs

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HA-REACT - Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

The risk of HIV, viral hepatitis and TB among people who use drugs (PWID) is many times greater than that of the general population. Delivering integrated care and improving linkage to care can reduce costs; improve quality of care, health outcomes and quality of life; and ultimately save lives...

Tags: Migrants, Policy makers, Global, Care and support
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European Alliance for Responsible R&D and Affordable Medicines: Joint Declaration

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European Alliance for Responsible R&D and Affordable Medicines

In Europe and worldwide, the price of new medicines is rising year on year, especially where there is no therapeutic alternative. As a result, treatment for life-threatening infections and diseases, like HIV/AIDS, cancer and hepatitis C, are increasingly unaffordable for both individuals and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations
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Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast - Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030

Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030

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United Nations General Assembly

The document consists of new goals, targets and commitments of the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Political Declaration on Ending AIDS. Countries have agreed to a historic and urgent agenda to accelerate efforts towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The Political Declaration provides a...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Policy
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tubidu policy brief

TUBIDU Policy Brief: Empowering the Public Health System and Civil Society to Fight the Tuberculosis Epidemic among Vulnerable Groups

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TUBIDU, a European Commission Health Programme funded project

People who inject drugs (PWID) are at high risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB), whether or not
they are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The higher risk of TB observed
in PWID is usually the result of associated HIV infection, but it is often more prevalent...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Prevention, Treatment, Tubercolosis
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HIV Outcomes Beyond Viral Suppression 2019

HIV Outcomes Beyond Viral Suppression

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The Lancet

In the era of modern antiretroviral therapy people living with HIV can expect to live a normal lifespan. However substantial barriers to accessing non-HIV related care exist and impact the wellbeing of this population.

Current targets for the HIV response focus on testing, treatment and...

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, Global, Ageing with HIV, Care and support
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Guide to funding mechanisms for harm-reduction programmes in European Union Member States

Guide to funding mechanisms for harm-reduction programmes in European Union Member States

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European Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This guide outlines funding sources and mechanisms for programmes that provide harm reduction and other health services to people who inject drugs (PWID) in the European Union. It covers funding sources ranging from municipalities to international organisations and private donors. The document...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction
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