Evaluating HIV treatment as prevention in the European context
This report, commissioned by ECDC and produced by the Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, gathers evidence regarding population-level, and to some extent, individual-level effects of the use of antiretroviral treatment to prevent HIV infection, and relating it to current HIV treatment guidelines. The report concludes that antiretroviral treatment has well documented benefits in reducing transmission of HIV, and has had major population level impact on HIV acquisition in children from HIV positive mothers. However it goes on to state that this policy cannot be used for all people with diagnosed HIV without understanding whether there is a benefit for personal health.
Guidance in brief: Prevention and control of blood-borne viruses in prison settings
23 Jul 2018 - This guidance is intended for policymakers responsible for the planning and delivery of healthcare services in the national or sub-national custodial system and all professionals responsible for the health and well-being of people in prison, including community-based service providers and those facilitating continuity of care in the community.
Public health guidance on prevention and control of blood-borne viruses in prison settings
23 Jul 2018 - This document provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on available options, when planning and implementing prevention and control interventions for blood-borne viruses in prison settings.
Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings
23 May 2018 - This joint guidance from ECDC and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on active case finding options. These options can be applied to the planning and implementation of interventions that promote the early diagnosis of communicable diseases in prison settings.