HIV infection and AIDS

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remains one of the most important communicable diseases in Europe. It is an infection associated with serious disease, persistently high costs of treatment and care, significant number of deaths and shortened life expectancy.

HIV is a virus which attacks the immune system and causes a lifelong severe illness with a long incubation period.

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Latest outputs

News

ECDC and WHO call for improved HIV testing in Europe

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Data

Infographic: HIV transmission risk patterns in Europe

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Data

Infographic: HIV Infection - late diagnosis

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Publication

HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2020 (2019 data)

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Related Diseases

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Disease / public health area

Hepatitis C

Disease networks

European Network for STI Surveillance

European Network for Hepatitis B and C Surveillance

European Network for HIV/AIDS Surveillance

European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme (Euro-GASP)

Peer-reviewed publications

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Reorienting health systems to care for people with HIV beyond viral suppression

Dec 2019

Peer-Reviewed Publication

The European gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance programme (Euro-GASP) appropriately reflects the antimicrobial resistance situation for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the European Union/European Economic Area

Dec 2019

Peer-Reviewed Publication

HIV testing strategies employed in health care settings in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA): evidence from a systematic review

Nov 2019

Peer-Reviewed Publication

HIV among women in the WHO European Region - epidemiological trends and predictors of late diagnosis, 2009-2018

Nov 2019