Publications

28 publications
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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An assessment of barriers to access to HIV and HCV services for people who inject drugs in Europe

Report on PWID barriers to accessing HIV, HCV and TB services and on strategies for overcoming these barriers

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

People who inject drugs (PWID) have become one of the most vulnerable populations in Europe to not only get infected by HIV and/or hepatitis C (HCV) but also to not be able to access testing, care and treatment services. In order to reach UNAIDS goals to end HIV and WHO goals to eliminate HCV in...

Tags: Health care professionals, WHO European region, Affordability, Care and support, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Testing and counselling
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Guideline on population size estimates of people who inject drugs and Harm Reduction coverage_web

Guideline on population size estimates of people who inject drugs and Harm Reduction coverage

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

The sole objective of this guideline is to summarize and educate about highly useful concepts for scaling up harm reduction in any country.

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-Infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) is addressing the gaps that exist in the prevention of HIV and...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Harm reduction
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Brochure_Used needles or syringes

Brochure: Used and discarded injection equipment

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

The Croatian organisation FLIGHT carries out activities to remove discarded needles and syringes by people who inject drugs from the environment in the City of Zagreb and the Zagreb County.

This brochure was created to inform people if they find discarded needles and syringes andin this...

Tags: Health care professionals, Southern Europe, Harm reduction
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