"We now have most of the knowledge and tools to end HIV, AIDS and hepatitis C among people who inject drugs in Europe. However, political will and cost remain as top priorities."

Luis Mendão, co-chair of the HIV/AIDS Civil Society Forum

Events & News


3rd Partnership Forum 2017

Continuity of Harm Reduction for PWID remains Challenge


During the second year several trainings have taken place in focus countries (Latvia, Lithuania Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland) and training materials have either been published or are in preparation. A remarkable step was taken in Latvia as the mobile unit for testing and needle exchange...

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Mobile Unit Dialogs in Latvia

Mobile Outreach Unit - New Service for PWID in Estonia

Tallinn, Estonia

In order to improve harm reduction services, mobile outreach units (busses) will be introduced in Estonia in 2018. These will provide harm reduction services (needle exchange, rapid HIV testing, counseling, etc.) for PWID in Estonia's capital city Tallinn and the North-Eastern cities where...

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Training in Riga, Latvia, WP4

Bridging the Gaps on Testing and Linkage to Care


The final training on "WP4. Testing and Linkage to Care", took place in Riga on 14 and 15 November 2017.

Sixteen participants attended the training, where nine participants were from the state HIV Prevention Points (HPP) – nurses, social workers and peers; five participants from the...

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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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