Novel approaches to testing for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV and hepatitis B and C in Europe
This report focuses on novel approaches to testing for sexually transmitted infections, human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus that are relevant for the prevention and control of these infections at EU/EEA level.
Marking European Testing Week: ECDC issues integrated hepatitis and HIV testing Guidance
To mark European Testing Week from 23 to 30 November 2018, ECDC publishes its new Guidance on integrated viral hepatitis and HIV testing.
Hepatitis B/C in the countries of the EU/EEA: A systematic review of the prevalence among at-risk groups
Falla, A.M., Hofstraat, S.H.I., Duffell, E., Hahné, S.J.M., Tavoschi, L., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
Eurosurveillance: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on testing services for HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections in the WHO European Region, March to August 2020
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to challenge healthcare systems across the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region. As World AIDS Day 2020 approaches, it serves as a reminder about the importance to maintain a strong HIV response at all levels. Further, as framed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and recent European and global guidance, it is critical to approach testing for HIV, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), namely chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhoea, in an integrated and synergistic manner.
HIV and hepatitis B and C in Latvia
At the request of the Ministry of Health in Riga, a team of experts from ECDC and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction paid a technical visit to Latvia on 2–4 September 2014.
Public health guidance on HIV and STI prevention among men who have sex with men
This guidance, based on a systematic review of the literature and expert opinion, suggests that there is good evidence to ensure that some key components are considered for inclusion in national and sub-national public health programmes in countries in Europe.