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Towards domestic funding of HIV and TB response in eastern Europe and central Asia

WHO/Europe, the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) and other partners organized a high-level regional meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia from 28–30 September 2015, to address regional challenges and discuss ways towards a successful transition to domestic funding of national responses to HIV and tuberculosis (TB) epidemics in countries of eastern Europe and central Asia (EECA).

Published
26 October 2015
From
WHO Europe
Toward a Harm Reduction Decade

The Drugreporter video team attended and filmed the International Harm Reduction Conference to learn about the new trends in harm reduction.

Published
26 October 2015
From
You Tube / Drugreporter HCLU
With EACS release, all international HIV treatment guidelines agree on when to start – for the first time since 2006

The new European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) HIV clinical guidelines, released last week at the 15th European AIDS Conference, bring Europe into line with the rest of the

Published
26 October 2015
By
Gus Cairns
Newest MDR-TB drug prices could fall by up to 95% through generic production

The cost of newer drugs for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) could be cut by up to 95% if generic production of patented products could

Published
22 October 2015
By
Keith Alcorn
'Dallas Buyers' Club' for Hep C treatments under investigation

A "Dallas Buyers Club" of doctors and patients importing potentially life-saving Hepatitis C medication from countries like China is being investigated by the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Published
22 October 2015
From
Sydney Morning Herald
Peer workers improve drug users’ engagement with HIV care in Ukraine

An innovative programme in which peer outreach workers use a case management approach to help HIV-positive people who inject drugs to engage with medical services and to

Published
21 October 2015
By
Roger Pebody
HIV prevention activists launch drive to educate and agitate for HIV PrEP access

HIV prevention activists in London today launched a new website, PrEPster.info, to educate and agitate for access to pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis (PrEP) on the NHS.

Published
21 October 2015
From
Prepster
How do we treat the world? Experts discuss moving to universal HIV treatment

What practical steps does the global healthcare community need to take in order to expand HIV treatment so that it can reach everyone who is diagnosed? And

Published
21 October 2015
By
Gus Cairns
One in six HIV-infected people in UK is aged over 55

The authors of Public Health England’s report called this morning for better integrated care pathways to manage co-morbidities and other complications, as life expectancy increases for HIV-infected people.

Published
20 October 2015
From
Onmedica
HIV new diagnoses, treatment and care in the UK: 2015 report

HIV specialist treatment and care in the UK remains excellent. Of all people attending for care in 2014, 91% were on ART, of whom 95% were virally suppressed and very unlikely to be infectious to others.

Published
20 October 2015
From
Public Health England

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