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HA-REACT 3rd Laymans Report 2019

Summary of the Activities and Results of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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

Reporting Period: October 2015 – January 2019

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially tuberculosis and viral hepatitis, among people who inject drugs.

The ...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Capacity building, Harm reduction, Prevention, Quality development and assurance, Resource mobilisation, STI's, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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Report on HR training package_WP5

HA-REACT: Report on Harm Reduction Training Package

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

The training package addresses capacity building and training on harm reduction by providing the means and tools to overcome reluctance towards harm reduction interventions and influence decision makers. The package also should improve knowledge among professionals, facilitated communication and...

Tags: Health care professionals, Global, Harm reduction
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A Practical Toolkit Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs_web

A Practical Toolkit: Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs

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

The aim of the toolkit on Implementing Integrated Care Models for People Who Inject Drugs is to provide information on core recommendations and guidelines on how HIV, HCV and TB prevention and treatment activities could be integrated and combined with harm reduction measures to be effectively...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction
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Availability, Coverage and Barriers Towards Condom Provision in Prisons: A Review of the Evidence, 2019 HA-REACT

Availability, Coverage and Barriers Towards Condom Provision in Prisons: A Review of the Evidence

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Babak Moazen, Kate Dolan, Rebecca Bosworth, Priscilla N. Owusu, Peter Wiessner, Heino Stöver

Sexual contacts are an undeniable fact among prisoners around the world. However, policy makers and prison governors as well as medical services deny the existence of same-sex-activities in prisons. Homophobia is a global concept of denial of human variety of sexual identity. Once again the...

Tags: Health care professionals, Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), WHO European region, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation
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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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