Migrant health series: HIV testing and counselling in migrant populations and ethnic minorities in EU/EEA/EFTA Member States
The report aims to provide an overview of the current situation with respect to HIV testing and counselling for migrant populations and ethnic minorities in order to inform future policy, research and practice to improve access to services for migrant populations and ethnic minorities.
Migrant health series: Improving HIV data comparability in migrant populations and ethnic minorities in EU/EEA/EFTA countries: findings from a literature review and expert panel
This technical report provides an overview of the current situation with respect to data on HIV in migrant and ethnic minority populations; identifies gaps and methodological challenges; and proposes ways in which data, and data comparability, might be improved in Europe.
ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs
The content of this joint guidance was developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) with the support of a technical advisory group composed of policy makers, service providers, civil society representatives and preventative health experts from throughout the EU/EEA.
ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs - guidance in brief
This evidence-based guidance is designed to inform the development, monitoring and evaluation of national strategies and programmes in countries in Europe in order to reduce and prevent infections among people who inject drugs.
Joint ECDC and EMCDDA rapid risk assessment: HIV in injecting drug users in the EU/EEA, following a reported increase of cases in Greece and Romania
Most European countries reported no changes in the rate of newly diagnosed cases of HIV or HIV prevalence in IDU in 2011.
Use of DALYs in economic analyses on interventions for infectious diseases: A systematic review
Oostvogels, A.J.J.M., de Wit, G.A., Jahn, B., Cassini, A., Colzani, E., de Waure, C., Kretzschmar, M.E.E., Siebert, U., Mühlberger, N., Mangen, M.-J.J.
Thematic report: HIV and migrants
This report summarises key issues related to HIV and migrants in Europe, focusing on the EU/EEA, and identifies priority actions to improve the HIV response for this key population.
Hepatitis B and C testing activities, needs, and priorities in the EU/EEA
ECDC undertook a survey to assess needs and priorities prior to developing guidance on testing and screening for hepatitis B and C (HBV/HCV) in the EU/EEA, and to update the existing evidence on the burden of HBV/HCV morbidity and mortality across EU/EEA Member States.
Responses to HIV and migration in western industrialised countries: current challenges, promising practices, future directions
This report summarises the discussion and outcomes of a special satellite session at the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, on 22 July 2012.