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Optimising testing and linkage to care for HIV across Europe – OptTEST

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OptTEST builds on the multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder platform of HIV in Europe.

Project aims: To help reducing the number of undiagnosed people with HIV infection and newly diagnosed late presenters in the European regions and to promote timely treatment and care.  The project builds on the HIV in Europe platform.

Project leader: CHIP, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Duration: 39 months years from July 2014, ending date 30 September 2017

Main partners: Aids Fonds Stop AIDS now! Soa AIDS, NL; EATG; Public Health of England, UK; St. Stephens AIDS Trust, UK; MEDFASH, UK ; Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM), France; The Global Network of People living with HIV/AIDS (GNP+); Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain; National Institute for Health Development, Estonia.

EATG participation: Involved in the coordination (WP1), dissemination (WP2) and evaluation (WP3) of the project.

Main funding source/programme:  co-funded by the EU Public Health programme.

Budget: Total of 1,429,984 EUR,  119,171 EUR for EATG

Website: http://www.opttest.eu/

EATG contact person(s): Ann Isabelle Von Lingen (Office) annisabelle.vonlingen@eatg.org; and Maria Dutarte at maria.dutarte@eatg.org (office)

OptTEST newsletter No.7, June 2016: https://copenhagen-hiv-programme-cphiv.clients.ubivox.com/newsletter/727339/87844013/7770251/

 

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