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

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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Event

World AIDS Day 2020: The way towards 2030: diversified testing to diagnose HIV early

1 Dec 2020

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Continuum of Care in 11 European Union Countries at the End of 2016 Overall and by Key Population: Have We Made Progress?

Sep 2020

Related Diseases

Disease / public health area

Hepatitis B

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

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

Peer-Reviewed Publication

HIV testing strategies outside of health care settings in the European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA): a systematic review to inform European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control guidance

Nov 2019

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Estimating the 'PrEP Gap': how implementation and access to PrEP differ between countries in Europe and Central Asia in 2019

Oct 2019