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European HIV and Hepatitis Testing Week

The European Testing Week is an initiative that was launched by HIV in Europe in 2013 to help more people to become aware of their HIV status.

Project aims: To make more people aware of their HIV and/ or hepatitis status and reduce late diagnosis by communicating the benefits of testing with the aim of supporting ongoing dialogue between all partners in the HIV and hepatitis communities. The European Testing Week is an initiative that was launched by the HIV in Europe platform.

Project leader: HIV in Europe Initiative, CHIP, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Main partners: HIV in Europe is coordinating the Testing Week with the support of a working group composed of representatives from community organisations, national and European public health institutions, physicians in the HIV and viral hepatitis field across Europe.

EATG participation: EATG is a member of the working group, it is supporting HIV in Europe in its advocacy role and has organised advocacy activities for demedicalised and decentralised screening

Duration: From 2013

Main funding source/programme: ViiV and Gilead to HIV in Europe

Budget: (via HIV in Europe)

Website: http://www.testingweek.eu

EATG contact person(s): Ann Isabelle von Lingen (office) at annisabelle.vonlingen@eatg.org and Maria Dutarte (office) at maria.dutarte@eatg.org, Marine Gogia (EATG membership)

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