Harm reduction

CBVCT Services - Current obstacles and opportunities

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Fondazione LILA Milano ONLUS

This Advocacy Tool addresses gaps and challenges for the cross-sectoral cooperation in the field of CBVCT in Europe. This study assembles the opinions and ideas of different stakeholders who provided very diverse points of view on the subject, because as they play different roles at the national...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Research, Testing and counselling
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Empfehlungen zur Vergabe von Drogenkonsumutensilien

Recommendations for the distribution of utensils for drug use

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Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

This publication discribes standards for the distribution of drug consumption utensils for different institutions. In addition, recommendations for documentation, work safety and employees qualification are formulated.

In connection with the much higher prevalence and the easy...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Health and social responses to drug problems - A European Guide

Health and Social Responses to Drug Problems: A European Guide

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction - EMCDDA

This guide and the associated package of online materials provides a reference point for planning or delivering health and social responses to drug problems in Europe. The most appropriate responses will depend on the specific drug problems, the contexts in which these occur and the types of...

Tags: NGOs, Global, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention
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Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

Poster: Contest to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons in Poland

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

"Konkurs na ilustrację do materiałów szkoleniowych na temat: Leczenie substytucyjne" - This  poster and leaflet for the inmates of a penitentiary center Sluzew (Warsaw) is prepared by the National AIDS Centre in Poland. The inmates will be asked to illustrate the documents on OST in prisons (...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Central Europe, Harm reduction, Testing and counselling
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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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

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

This leaflet discribes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 23 partners representing 18 EU Member States.

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

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction
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CS Guide to EU Funding for Health in EECA

Civil Society Guide to EU Funding for Health in EECA

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Andrea Corazza, Vanessa Boas, Gian Marco Grindatto & Fanny Voitzwinkler, Global Health Advocates France

How to leverage European Union funding for health in Eastern Europe & Central Asia?

This guide provides readers with a basic overview of mechanisms and process to access funding at EU-level. It also present a series of recommendations that could help civil society to apply for EU...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Central Asia, Central Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Policy, Resource mobilisation, Tubercolosis
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Assessment on the Impact of COVID-19 on Sex Workers’ Access to Health Services in Europe and Central Asia 2020

COVID-19 crisis impact on access to health services for sex workers in Europe and Central Asia

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International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE) and the Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN)

This assessment on the impact of COVID-19 on sex workers’ access to health services in Europe and Central Asia was developed by the International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE) and the ...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, WHO European region, Affordability, Care and support, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP), Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Reproductive health, Resource mobilisation, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, STI's, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Tubercolosis, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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Preparedness, preventionand control of COVID-19 in prisons and other places of detention 2020

Preparedness, preventionand control of COVID-19 in prisons and other places of detention

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WHO

The guidance provides useful information to staff and health care providers working in prisons, and to prison authorities. It explains how to prevent and address a potential disease outbreak and stresses important human rights elements that must be respected in the response to COVID-19 in...

Tags: Health care professionals, Prisoners (ex-), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Treatment
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Women and HIV. Accepting the Challenge (video)

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Deutsche Aidshilfe

The Conference “Empowering Women Living with HIV in Eastern Europe” took place on November 22-24, 2019 in Minsk, Belarus. The conference in Minsk gave the participants a feeling of strength and inspiration, support and sisterhood, love and self-confidence. The conference was organized and...

Tags: Heterosexuals, LGBTI, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Sex workers, Women, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Capacity building, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Legislation, Policy, Reproductive health, Sexual and reproductive health, Stigma and discrimination
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2019 EU DRUG MARKETS REPORT FROM THE EMCDDA AND EUROPOL

2019 EU Drug Markets Report from the EMCDDA and Europol

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol)

This report provides a strategic and action-oriented analysis of the information available on Europe’s drug market. It uses a broad definition of the illicit drug market, encompassing the illicit production, trafficking, wholesale distribution and sale of controlled substances to the end user....

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, WHO European region, Care and support, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Migration, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Stigma and discrimination, Treatment
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