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People who inject drugs falling behind in access to HIV treatment

Progress has been made towards achieving the 90–90–90 targets whereby United Nations Member States committed to ensuring that, by 2020, 90% of people living with HIV know their HIV status,…

Reaching key populations with HIV services in India – perfecting the integrated model

Increasing exposure to integrated HIV services for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs in India may be a critical determinant of services’ success. Integrated services…

Access to hepatitis C testing and treatment for people who inject drugs and people in prisons — a global perspective

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a policy brief on access to HCV testing and treatment for people who inject drugs and for people in prisons (April 2019). Overview WHO…

Key populations are being left behind

In 2017, approximately 47% of new HIV infections globally were among key populations and their sexual partners. Members of key populations are at a significantly higher risk of contracting HIV.…

People who use drugs: still being left behind

While the incidence of HIV infection globally for all ages declined by 22% between 2011 and 2017, HIV infections among people who inject drugs appear to be rising. HIV incidence—the…

UNAIDS report: Health, rights and drugs: harm reduction, decriminalization and zero discrimination for PWUD

Promises to improve health outcomes for people who inject drugs remain unfulfilled as 99% do not have adequate access to HIV and harm reduction services -- New report by UNAIDS…

Racial/ethnic minority enrollment into preventive HIV vaccine clinical trials in the US

Mind the gap: The burden of HIV among racial and ethnic minority groups and their participation in preventive HIV vaccine clinical trials SEATTLE – FEBRUARY 11, 2019 - An analysis…

Harm reduction interventions need better funding mechanisms

Harm reduction services need sustainable funding mechanisms to improve testing and linkage to care for people who use drugs Last week, the three-year European Union (EU) Joint Action on HIV…

ОТЧЕТ ПО ДОСТУПУ К УСЛУГАМ, ОКАЗЫВАЕМЫМ ПРИ ВИРУСНОМ ГЕПАТИТЕ С, В МЕСТАХ ЛИШЕНИЯ СВОБОДЫ В ЕВРОПЕ ТЕПЕРЬ ЕСТЬ И НА РУССКОМ ЯЗЫКЕ – The report on access to HCV-related services in prison settings in Europe is now available in Russian

Отчет по доступу к услугам, оказываемым при вирусном гепатите С, в местах лишения свободы в Европе теперь есть и на русском языке. Несколько месяцев назад EATG опубликовала этот отчет и…

Report on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region

Migrants and refugees at higher risk of developing ill health than host populations, reveals first-ever WHO report on the health of displaced people in Europe Copenhagen, Geneva, 21 January 2019…

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