|Titre :||Meeting reports|
|Auteurs :||3rd Meeting on detecting and responding to outbreaks of HIV among people who inject drugs (18 November 2013; Bucharest) ; Roundtable on the HIV situation among people who inject drugs in Romania (19 November 2013; Bucharest) ; OEDT = EMCDDA, Organisateur de réunion, de conférence ; European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Organisateur de réunion, de conférence|
|Type de document :||Congrès|
|Editeur :||Lisbon : OEDT / EMCDDA, 2013|
|Format :||19 + 15 p.|
|Discipline :||MAL (Maladies infectieuses / Infectious diseases)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASEVIH ; USAGER ; SURVEILLANCE EPIDEMIOLOGIQUE ; DIAGNOSTIC ; INCIDENCE ; INTERVENTION
Thésaurus GéographiqueUNION EUROPEENNE ; ROUMANIE ; CHYPRE ; GRECE ; HONGRIE ; MALTE ; SLOVAQUIE
This expert meeting held in Bucharest (18-19 November 2013) provided an important opportunity for sharing knowledge and best practice among experts from six countries in the south and south-east of the European region (Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Malta, Romania and Slovakia). The participants heard about the Greek response to an HIV outbreak among PWID, which started in 2011, and the subsequent scaling up of prevention interventions. This had been guided by monitoring data and research findings and resulted in significant progress in curbing the epidemic. Participants also discussed the situation in Romania, the second country to report an HIV outbreak since 2011. This outbreak has seen additional challenges associated with: high rates of co-infections; changing patterns of drug use among PWID; and the need to address funding gaps through a coordinated country-level response.
This meeting acknowledged the critical role and added value of collaboration between the EU agencies in assessing risk and providing technical support to countries as well as in informing policies with evidence-based guidance.
Experts examined progress and defined common priorities regarding actions to be taken forward at national level (e.g. improvements in screening and prevention coverage) and recognised the key role of monitoring and surveillance for evaluating whether prevention efforts to are adequate to avert outbreaks.
|Domaine :||Drogues illicites / Illicit drugs|
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