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.
The epidemiology of HIV and AIDS reports in migrants in the 27 European Union countries, Norway and Iceland: 1999-2006
Del Amo, J., Likatavičius, G., Perez-Cachafeiro, S., Herno, V., González, C., Jarrín, I., Noori, T., Hamers, F.F., Bolúmar, F.
Concurrent partnerships and sexual risk taking among African and Caribbean migrant populations in the Netherlands
van Veen, M.G., Schaalma, H., van Leeuwen, A.P., Prins, M., de Zwart, O., van de Laar, M.J.W., Hospers, H.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. It draws on 2015 surveillance data reported to ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe, and 2016 Dublin Declaration monitoring data reported to ECDC by 48 countries.
Migrant health: Sexual transmission of HIV within migrant groups in the EU/EEA and implications for effective interventions
This report presents the published evidence of sexual transmission of HIV among populations from countries with generalised HIV epidemics in the EU/EEA.