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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. (2010) HIV testing: increasing uptake and effectiveness in the European Union. Stockholm: ECDC. 10.2900/35061.

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This evidence-based guidance is designed to inform the development, monitoring and evaluation of national HIV testing strategies or programmes in the countries of the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).

It is intended to complement the following existing guidance:
• Scaling up HIV testing and counselling in the WHO European Region as an essential component of efforts to achieve universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. Policy framework
• European guideline on HIV testing
• Guidance on provider-initiated HIV testing and counselling in health facilities
• Guidance on testing and counselling for HIV in settings attended by people who inject drugs. Improving access to treatment, care and prevention

The evidence base to support this guidance has been provided by the findings and conclusions of a systematic literature search and evidence synthesis presented in the accompanying document HIV testing: Increasing uptake and effectiveness in the European Union. Evidence synthesis for Guidance on HIV testing. The points in this guidance are referenced, but for a fuller explanation of the rationale for the recommendations, readers are directed to the evidence synthesis.


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