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 Latvian Red...
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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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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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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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“World Café”: Introducing European Joint Actions and Projects

4th Meeting of the ECDC Hepatitis B and C Network and joint meeting with the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) Drug-Related Infectious Disease (DRID) Network

14 June 2017

During the pan-European infectious disease meeting of the ECDC and EMCDDA,...

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New Leaflet about Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This new leaflet describes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 22 partners representing 18 EU Member States.

The overall aim of HA-REACT is to significantly contribute to the elimination of...

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Strengthening of Harm Reduction Response to Injecting of Drugs in Lithuania: Benefits from Participation in an EU Joint Action Project HAREACT

Vilnius Center for Addictive Disorders, Vilnius, Lithuania, May 3-6, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Emilis Subata

EU Joint Action on HIV and co-infection prevention and harm reduction (“HAREACT”) continues from October 2015 until September 2018. Twenty-three partners (organizations)...

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