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GENEVA, 8 October 2020—Drawing on 40 years of experience from the AIDS response, UNAIDS is issuing new guidance on how to reduce stigma and discrimination in the context of COVID-19. The guidance is based on the latest evidence on what works to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination and applies it to COVID-19. Since the start…
Policy strategy of the European Network of social activities (Red Europea de Actividades Sociales) on HIV and Drug Addiction
ERNA shares the policy strategy of the European Network of social activities (Red Europea de Actividades Sociales) on HIV and Drug Addiction, written in December 1996.
“Psychosocial support for people with TB, HIV and viral hepatitis in the continuum of care in the WHO European Region”
ERNA would like to share the Report “Psychosocial support for people with TB, HIV and viral hepatitis in the continuum of care in the WHO European Region”
What are National Societies required do to combat resurging COVID-19 and potential second waves? Maintaining public health epidemic control measures is essential Ongoing reductions in cases and transmission are achieved precisely because of effective epidemic control measures — maintaining them is crucial to preventing further waves of cases.
As the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria—one of the main donors for the HIV response in the last 20 years in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA)—is moving away from funding the HIV response in EECA, the region is looking for ways to invest their available domestic resources in a much more…
Villa Maraini first in the world to send on the street non-medical personnel, saving over three thousand lives from overdose with Naloxone Massimo Barra’s pioneering intuition turns 40 years
Villa Maraini, Italian Red Cross National Agency for drug addiction and the training center of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Partnership on Substance Abuse, joins the International Awareness Overdose Day on 31st of August promoted by the Penington Institute in Australia, celebrating the intuition of Massimo Barra dated May 1980, when he launched for…
In Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, all polyclinics are now providing free, anonymous, and fast testing for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C as part of the “Do not guess, get tested” campaign launched by the Ministry of Health and the Yerevan Municipality on World Hepatitis Day.
Every day, in every country in the world, human traffickers exploit people for profit. The poor and the vulnerable are most at risk. Over 70 per cent of detected trafficking victims are women and girls, while nearly one third are children.
Since the 2020 HIV targets are soon to elapse, UNAIDS is leading a three-year process to develop new targets for 2025 and to estimate the epidemiological impact and the resources needed for the HIV response from 2021 to 2030.