Regional Framework for The Triple Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B and Syphilis in Asia and the Pacific, 2018-2030. WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. (2018)

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Every child should be given the best chance to start life healthy and free from preventable diseases. Mother-to-Child transmission to HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis can be effectively prevented by immunization, and screening and treatment of pregnant woman. 

The Regional Framework for the Triple Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B and Syphilis in Asia and the Pacific 2018-2030 suggests a coordinated approach to delivering these interventions using the shared maternal, newborn and child health platform to achieve elimination.


Keywords: HIV, EMTCT, hepatitis B, syphilis

 

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An Informal Consultation on Validation of Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B and Syphilis. WHO Office of the Representative to Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore. (2018)

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The consultation was convened in Malaysia (Putrajaya, 27 to 28 February 2018) by the Malaysian Ministry of Health and WHO to discuss potential approaches for validation of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B inviting national and international experts.

 

 


Keywords: HIV infections, child, maternal health, hepatitis B, syphilis

 

 

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Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2016. General Directorate of Statistics - GDS/Timor-Leste, Ministry of Finance/Timor-Leste and ICF. (2018)

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The primary objective of the 2016 TLDHS project is to provide up-to-date estimates of basic demographic and health indicators. The TLDHS provides a comprehensive overview of population, maternal, and child health issues in Timor-Leste.

 

 

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, DHS, antenatal care, breastfeeding, testing, women, violence 

 

 

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Legal Gender Recognition in China: A Legal and Policy Review. UNDP and China Women’s University. (2018)

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This report, Legal Gender Recognition in China: A Legal and Policy Review, provides an important resource for the inclusion of transgender people in Chinese laws and policies. The report provides specific recommendations and suggested actions that will promote legal gender recognition and inclusion for transgender people and, if adopted, will facilitate an enabling environment for transgender people to access education, employment, health and other public services. The report also highlights transgender community efforts and initiatives that could serve as new platforms for asserting transgender inclusion and those which could open the doors for more enhanced collaboration among the various sectors.

 

Keywords: transgender, discrimination, gender, human rights

 

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National Population Size Estimation, Integrated Biological and Behavioral Survey, and HCV among PWID and PWUD in Cambodia, 2017. Mun P, Yi S and Tuot S. (2018)

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The objectives are to estimate the prevalence of HIV and syphilis among PWID and PWUD and HCV among PWID, to examine HIV risk behaviors among PWID and PWUD: illicit drug use behaviors, substance abuse, and other health issues including healthcare seeking behaviors and exposure to HIV programs and to estimate the national population size of PWID and PWUD by types of drug used.


Keywords: drug users, testing, sexual behaviors, syphilis

 

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Integrated HIV Bio-Behavioral Surveillance (IBBS 2016) among Female Entertainment Workers. Phalkun M. (2017)

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The objectives are to determine national prevalence estimates and related risk behaviors for HIV and syphilis among EW, to provide data for program planning and management of STI and HIV prevention programs for EW and their clients and to evaluate HIV/syphilis prevalence and behaviors among EW.


Keywords: HIV, testing, sexual behaviors, condom use, violence

 

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The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018. United Nations. (2018)

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The SDG Report presents an overview of progress toward achieving the Goals, which were unanimously adopted by countries in 2015.UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Liu Zhenmin said “Transitioning towards more sustainable and resilient societies also requires an integrated approach that recognizes that these challenges—and their solutions—are interrelated.”As the global community moves forward to achieve the SDGs and address existing challenges, reliable, timely, accessible and disaggregated data is critically needed. This requires technology and innovation, increased resources and political commitment to build strong data and statistical systems in all countries.


Keywords: SDGs, data, development, targets

 

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The Lost Decade: Neglect for Harm Reduction Funding and the Health Crisis among People who Use Drugs. Cook C and Davies C. (2018)

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In Harm Reduction International’s 2010 report on the state of global funding for harm reduction, we stressed, ‘more money is needed for harm reduction, and it is needed now’. Sadly, this statement remains true in 2018. Harm reduction interventions for people who use drugs—such as needle and syringe programmes (NSP) and opioid substitution therapy (OST)—are cost-effective, protect against HIV and hepatitis C, and save lives. Despite the potential for these interventions to contribute to healthier communities, funding for harm reduction in lowand middle-income countries (LMICs) has flat-lined over the past decade.

 


Keywords: HIV/AIDS, LMICs, harm reduction, funding

 

 

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Police and Harm Reduction. Krupanski M. (2018)

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Globally, law enforcement officers have grown increasingly frustrated with the limited effectiveness of traditional drug enforcement approaches that find them arresting or imprisoning individuals without significant impact on illicit drug trade or use. This is a briefing for law enforcement personnel around the world on how to incorporate, support, and create space for approaches that aim to increase public safety and health, reduce harm to people who use drugs, and provide law enforcement alternatives to common punitive models.

 

Keywords: Community strengthening, criminal justice, harm reduction

 

 

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Wilton Park 2018: Slowing the HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) Epidemic for People who Inject Drugs. Wilton Park. (2018)

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Participants from many parts of the world, with different expertise and engagements with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) gathered at the Wilton Park facility of the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on 26-28 February 2018 to consider ways of slowing the epidemics amongst people who inject drugs (PWIDs).

This meeting provided a timely opportunity to explore the impact of key global frameworks on reaching PWID with HIV and HCV prevention, treatment and care measures one year prior to the 2019 United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) to be held in New York. This report provides an overview of presentations and discussions, highlighting the most salient themes that emerged from the meeting.

 

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, human rights, hepatitis, harm reduction

 

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Highlighted publications
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Cambodia_IBBS_PWID_PWUD_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Cambodia_IBBS_FEW_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/DataHub_TB-HIV_Fact_Sheet_2018.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/UNAIDS_Global_AIDS_Monitoring_2018.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/NSACP_Sri_Lanka_National_HIV_Communication_Strategy_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/NACO_Status_of_National_AIDS_Response_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/NACO_State_Epi_factsheets_V1_North-East_region_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/NACO_State_Epi_factsheets_V2_West_South_region_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/NACO_State_Epi_factsheets_V3_Northern_Central_Eastern_region_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/NACO_Annual_report_2016-17.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Cambodia_Estimations_and_projections_of_HIV_AIDS_at_Sub-national_level_2016-2020.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/WHO_HIV_drug_resistance_report_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/WHO_Guidelines_on_public_health_response_to_pretreatment_HIV_drug_resistance_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/WHO_Guidelines_for_Managing_Advanced_HIV_Disease_and_Rapid_Initiation_of_ART_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/WHO_What_New_in_Treatment_Monitoring_Viral_Load_and_CD4_Testing_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Pakistan_IBBS_2016-17.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Pakistan_Mapping_Key_Populations_2015-16.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/UNAIDS_Global_AIDS_Update_2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/UNAIDS_Global_AIDS_Update_2017_Data_2017_en.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Myanmar_National_Strategic_Plan_on_HIV_and_AIDS_2016-2020.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/UNAIDS_2017_Global_AIDS_Monitoring_2016.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Nepal-IBBS-FIDU-Kathmandu-valley-RI-2016.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/UNAIDS_methods_for_deriving_estimates_2016.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/2015_Size_Estimation_of_Key_Affected_Populations_in_Philippines.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Assessment_of_Decentralization_of_ART_in_MMR_2016.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/UNAIDS-2016-prevention-gap-report_en.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Implementing_comprehensive_HIV_and_STI_programmes_with_transgender_people_2016.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/UNAIDS_cities_ending_the_aids_epidemic_2016.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/Philippines_2015_IHBSS_Fact_Sheets_Nov2017.pdf
http://www.aidsdatahub.org/sites/default/files/highlight-reference/document/WHO_Consolidated_on_the_use_of_antiretroviral_drugs_for_treating_and_preventing_HIV_infection_2016.pdf
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