Harm reduction

Prison training report HA-REACT 2019

Opioid Substitution Treatment and harm reduction training report: challenges for prisons and the criminal justice system

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

The overall objective of the training was to improve the knowledge of health and social sector personnel working in prisons to help them implement effective OST programs in their countries, looking at the wider harm reduction agenda and at the continuity of care for prisoners who use drugs, who...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Policy, Viral hepatitis
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Simplifying models of care for treating hepatits C in people who inject drugs - web pic - HA-REACT 2019

Simplifying models of care for treating hepatits C in people who inject drugs

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

In this review, we use model of care (MoC) to signify a setting-specific framework that outlines how to provide PWID with relevant services and interventions throughout the HCV cascade of care. Four key questions are critical to simplify models of care for treating hepatitis C in people who use...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Policy, Viral hepatitis
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Good practice examples of hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services in Europe 2019

Good practice examples of hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services in Europe

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Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network

In 2018, Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network (C-EHRN) collected the experiences of 90 organisations from all over Europe related to their viral Hepatitis C activities.
The examples presented here were chosen by a review committee based on a questionnaire and an interview...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Harm reduction
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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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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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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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Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs. The Croatian Experience

Harm Reduction Services in Synergy between Institutions and NGOs: The Croatian Experience

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

Harm Reduction is a public health approach focused on people who use drugs, primarily on people who inject drugs. This video introduces how NGOs and public health institutions in Croatia collaborate to reduce harm for people who use drugs and how harm reduction services benefit to people who use...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations
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