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AIDS Foundation East-West – Online application for community based research training

You can now apply for the AFEW's community based research training through this article from AIDS Action Europe: "Our partner organization AFEW (International) is organising a community-based research programme. The programme…

Pioneering methadone programme in Dar es Salaam gives hope to thousands

The WHO reports on this groundbreaking case in harm reduction, which is still quite rare on the African continent. "In recent years, Dar es Salaam has seen an increase in…

The EATG blog section brings your views and opinions

The EATG blog section is now regularly updated with valuable contributions from our members. These are not official opinions of the EATG, but reflect the lived realities of our members.…

New HIV infections stall, even increase in some regions

HIV and Hepatitis analyses various sources, especially a report in the August edition of The Lancet to conclude that the global drop in the number of new HIV infections, observed…

OptTEST Database: Barring The Way To Health

Check out this new database on legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing, linkage to care and treatment access across Europe developed by OptTEST partner GNP+ and consultant Lisa Power…

Call for participants – Join the M-Care training of the EATG

The EATG announces the Call for Participants for the M-Care training that will take place in Brussels on 10-14 November 2016. If you wish to apply, please fill out the application form online, or download…

World’s largest drug consumption room opens in Copenhagen

The world’s largest drug consumption room (DCR) has opened in Copenhagen, offering a safe and supervised environment for people to use illicit drugs. The 1000 square-metre drug consumption room, named…

Left behind: Why the global HIV response is failing people who use drugs

Earlier this month (July) Durban, South Africa hosted the 21st International AIDS Conference, bringing together thousands of people working to end AIDS globally. Held every two years, the conference is…

Engaging underserved key populations in Kyrgyztan: what works?

Within the framework of the programme “Bridging the Gaps: Health and rights of key populations”, operational research was conducted among people who inject drugs (PWID), sex workers (SW) and lesbian,…

Study looks at comprehensive HIV treatment and prevention services for sex workers

A randomized trial of female sex workers in Zimbabwe, offering enhanced access to HIV treatment and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), has failed to show that the extra services helped reduce the…