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AIDS Action Europe brings together civil society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic in Europe and Central Asia.


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Discrimination of PLHIV in healthcare settings

We are happy to share with you two reports on discrimination against people living with HIV in healthcare settings: 11-country comparative legal report focusing on discrimination against PLHIV in healthcare settings as patients and 6-country comparative legal report on discrimination against PLHIV working in healthcare settings. The reports were developed in the framework of the European HIV Legal Forum, a project of AIDS Action Europe, where surveys were conducted in European and Central Asian countries to benchmark legislation and policies on discrimination and limitation of PLHIV when it…
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AIDS Action Europe Member and Partner Meeting 2022

On December 10, after two years of online meetings due to the Covid-19 pandemic, AIDS Action Europe (AAE) organised its annual Member and Partner Meeting 2022 in Berlin to bring together members of the network and provide them with a space for discussion and exchange. The meeting was made up of two parts: the meeting started with the welcome notes from the AAE Steering Committee Chair Christos Krasidis and AAE Executive Coordinator Ferenc Bagyinszky and after key note panels were conducted on three topics:  Migrants and refugees in Europe Speakers: Olena Stryzhak, Positie Women…
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Rapid Assessment on Access to PrEP in EU/EEA Countries

Today, on World AIDS Day we are proud to present our "Rapid Assessment on Access to PrEP in EU/EEA Countries". According to the latest ECDC/WHO HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report data “In 2021, sexual transmission between men was the most common mode in the EU/EEA and West”. Despite the fact that the burden of new HIV infections in the region continues to disproportionately affect gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) and other key populations, most EU Member States have failed to scale up their prevention efforts, including the provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP…


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Thematic Network on HIV, TB, viral hepatitis, and STIs: Eliminating Stigma, Discrimination and Criminalisation of Key Populations - Webinar

The webinar Eliminating Stigma, Discrimination and Criminalisation of Key Population by the Thematic Network on HIV , TB, viral hepatitis, and STIs will provide evidence-based insights on stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV (PLHIV) and key populations; as well as lived experiences of community speakers on how stigma and discrimination affect their quality of life and their access to health services. Speakers will discuss how political determinants, such as punitive laws and policies, hinder key populations from fully exercising their human rights and living a life free…

EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and Tuberculosis Civil Society Forum. June 2022

The EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis Civil Society Forum met on June 15th.  Here is the report from the meeting. Meeting report

EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and Tuberculosis Civil Society Forum. 1 June 2022

The EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis Civil Society Forum met on June 1 to discuss the coordination of regional NGOs' response to the situation in Ukraine.  Here is the report from the meeting.  Meeting report 


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Policy Paper on Access to PrEP in the EU/EEA Countries

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with oral antiretroviral medication is a highly effective and evidence-based HIV prevention method.  Despite its high clinical efficacy, efforts to expand the use of oral PrEP in EU/EEA countries have not fully realised its potential as part of combination prevention due to a variety of factors related to accessibility, affordability, and acceptability.


The EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy 2020-2025 and its key action items for trans people: TGEU Progress Report 2022

In this year’s report, Transgender Europe gives an overall assessment of how the strategy is delivering (or not) for trans people in the EU, as well as an update of what has been achieved toward the biggest highlights that we identified in our last report. We also include examples of how TGEU has been supporting the implementation of the strategy and our recommendations. Finally, we comment on other features of the strategy that were highlighted in our last report and present a table of main pieces of legislation and their status.


Joint report with the WHO Regional Office for Europe on HIV/AIDS surveillance – 2021 data

HIV transmission remains a major public health concern and affects more than 2.3 million people in the WHO European Region, particularly in the Eastern part of the Region. This report is the latest in a series published jointly by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe that has been reporting data on HIV and AIDS in the WHO European Region and in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) since 2007.

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