What is the urgency to tackle the HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV co-infection?

AIDS-Hilfe Potsdam e.V. (AHP) in the BORDERNETwork Project, Publisher: AHP

The HIV drug resistance is one of the rising global issues and is closely connected to the management of Hepatitis B/C co-infections. Drug resistance requires expensive second-line and third-line therapy regimens, exacerbates the patient‘s prognosis and limits treatment possibilities.

Tags: Policy makers, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Health care professionals, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Central Europe, Universal access, Treatment, Co-infections
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Challenges in Optimal Testing and Earlier Care - Characteristics of PLHIV who present late for care and missed opportunities for earlier diagnosis - Parallel Session 5 of the HIV in Europe Copenhagen 2012 Conference

HIV in Europe

Association of injection drug use and late enrollment in HIV medical care in Odessa Region, Ukraine, T. Kiriazova; Missed opportunities for HIV testing in newly diagnosed HIV-infected patients in France, K. Champenois; Factor associated with late HIV diagnosis in Georgia, N. Chkhartishvili; HIV...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), People living with HIV (PLHIV), WHO European region, Testing and counselling, Co-infections
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HIV treatment and care for children - Clinical Protocol for the WHO European Region - 2012 Revision - Protocol 11.

WHO Europe

This document is an updated version of this clinical protocol released in 2007. It is one of 13 clinical protocols released by the WHO Regional Office for Europe as part of the HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Clinical Protocols of the WHO European Region. The updated version is based on new evidence...

Tags: Policy makers, Youth, WHO European region, Treatment, Positive prevention, Co-infections
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Identification and optimisation of evidence-based HCV prevention in Europe for young drug users at risk

Heike Zurhold and Christiane Schmidt

This report is a qualitative synthesis of the current evidence for the effectiveness of different interventions, which aim to prevent HCV transmission among IDUs.

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Youth, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Co-infections, Prevention
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Management of hepatitis B and HIV coinfection

WHO Regional Office for Europe

The updated version of the WHO clinical protocol is built on new evidence in the area of HBV/HIV treatment and the global WHO 2010 recommendations for a public health approach 'Antiretroviral therapy for HIV
infection in adults and adolescents'.

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Co-infections, Epidemiology, Treatment
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