Thematic report: People who inject drugs - Monitoring Implementation of the Dublin Declaration on Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia: 2012 Progress Report

technical report
Publication series: Monitoring Implementation of the Dublin Declaration

This report is one in a series of thematic reports based on information submitted by reporting countries in 2012 on monitoring implementation of the Dublin Declaration on partnership to fight HIV/AIDS.​

Executive summary

Following ECDC’s 2010 progress report, the new series of thematic reports and evidence briefs present the main findings, discuss key issues, assess the progress made since 2010 and outlines areas for future actions in Europe’s response to HIV. 
 
ECDC used information provided by countries in 2012 to produce a series of 10 reports covering key topics in the response to the HIV epidemic: leadership and resources, treatment care and support, stigma and discrimination; specifically affected groups like people who inject drugs, men who have sex with men, sex workers, migrants, prisoners and the role of civil society.
 
Among other things, the reports recommend that adequate and sustainable funding to maintain and expand prevention programmes for people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men be ensured. Implementation of HIV prevention services in prison settings may require that countries address legal and regulatory barriers.