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Increasing the usage of HIV, viral hepatitis, TB, and STI combination prevention and testing strategies in affected communities

Purpose

To engage, inform and empower all people living with and affected by HIV in increasing the usage of HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and STI combination prevention and diagnostic strategies in affected communities.

Expected 2025 high-level outcome

Empowered affected communities working in collaboration, with access to the HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and STI prevention tools they need.

Scope

Engaging informed and empowered people living with and affected by HIV from across WHO European region in promoting and participating in delivering:

A FULL RANGE OF TESTING/ DIAGNOSTIC OPTIONS

  • integrated community-based and/or community-influenced HIV, hepatitis B & C, TB (including multidrug-resistant and latent TB) and STI testing and treatment
  • HIV self-testing
  • indicator condition (provider initiated) testing

BIOMEDICAL PREVENTION OPTIONS

  • TASP/secondary prevention: getting newly diagnosed people into HIV care, on treatment and achieving and maintaining undetectable viral loads
  • hepatitis B and HPV vaccination
  • PEP
  • PrEP
  • topical prevention/microbicides

HARM REDUCTION, especially in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • OST and clean needles/syringes

OTHER PREVENTION INTERVENTIONS

  • prevention of vertical transmission
  • accessible services for all people exposed to sexual violence, regardless of sex and gender

Programme Chair:
Harriet Langanke

Programme Manager:
Annisabelle von Lingen

Project Officer:
Sarah North

Programme Committee :

Magdalena Ankierzhtein-Bartczak

Ben Collins

Fatih Egelioglu

Maka Gogia

Nyambe Mukelabai

Daniel Santos

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Are you living with HIV/AIDS? Are you part of a community affected by HIV/AIDS and co-infections? Do you work or volunteer in the field? Are you motivated by our cause and interested to support our work?

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