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.
ECDC leads visit to assess the HIV situation in GreeceArchived
Following an invitation from Greek authorities, a team of experts from the ECDC Programme for HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted and Blood-borne infections, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe will visit Greece on 28 and 29 May 2012. The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will join the mission as observers.
Design and baseline findings of a large-scale rapid response to an HIV outbreak in people who inject drugs in Athens, Greece: The ARISTOTLE programme
Hatzakis, A., Sypsa, V., Paraskevis, D., Nikolopoulos, G., Tsiara, C., Micha, K., Panopoulos, A., Malliori, M., Psichogiou, M., Pharris, A., Wiessing, L., van de Laar, M., Donoghoe, M., Heckathorn, D.D., Friedman, S.R., Des Jarlais, D.C.
Human immunodeficiency virus in injecting drug users in Europe following a reported increase of cases in Greece and Romania, 2011
Pharris, A., Wiessing, L., Sfetcu, O., Hedrich, D., Botescu, A., Fotiou, A., Nikolopoulos, G.K., Malliori, M., Salminen, M., Suk, J.E., Griffiths, P., van de Laar, M.J.
Homelessness and other risk factors for HIV infection in the current outbreak among injection drug users in Athens, Greece
Sypsa, V., Paraskevis, D., Malliori, M., Nikolopoulos, G.K., Panopoulos, A., Kantzanou, M., Katsoulidou, A., Psichogiou, M., Fotiou, A., Pharris, A., Van de Laar, M., Wiessing, L., Des Jarlais, D., Friedman, S.R., Hatzakis, A.