"There is a real opportunity to eliminate debilitating infections among vulnerable people in Europe within a decade. By working together, the HA-REACT partners and the EU Commission will support the focus countries to achieve this goal.”

Mika Salminen, HA-REACT Coordinator, Director of the Department for Infectious Disease at Finland’s National Institute for Health and Welfare

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MAD group in front of shelter (Centro de Acogida san Isidro)

WP5 Knowledge and Good Practice Exchange on HR Services for PWID


Lithuanian professionals visited Madrid and Barcelona to learn about improving harm reduction services for people who inject drugs

As part of WP5 of the European project “Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction” (HA-REACT), a delegation from Lithuania...

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Upcoming 3rd Partnership Forum

26.10.2017 to 27.10.2017
EMCDDA Conference Centre in Lisbon, Portugal

HA-REACT is organising its 3rd Partnership Forum, in connection with the Lisbon Addictions 2017, the second European Conference on Addictive Behaviors and Dependencies. Associated and collaborating partners, as well as advisors and invited guests, will gather to discuss the progression of the...

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Romanian NGO Asociația Română Anti Sida (ARAS)

Adaptation and Reinvention: EU structural funds for HR in Romania


Following a workshop in Budapest last autumn on how to secure sustainable funding for harm reduction in Central and Eastern Europe, Jeffrey Lazarus spoke with participants about what is working in their countries. The resulting interviews are part of the European Joint Action on HIV and Co-...

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HA-REACT addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially TB and viral hepatitis, among people who inject drugs

This three-year project was launched in late 2015 with core funding  from the European Union, and is being implemented by 23 partners in 18 EU Member States.

HA-REACT Advisory Board, 2016










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