European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week materials

On this page you will find all of the testing week materials to support you with your activities if needed. If you wish for any of the materials or the testing week logos to be translated, please let us know and we may be able to help on a first come first served basis.

You may also find these materials useful when considering testing activities at other times of the year.

The materials are available for everyone to access, however where applicable, we have indicated if a material will be particularly useful for a Government Body (Govt), Healthcare Provider (HCP) and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO).

Logos and templates

The testing week logos are available for your use on any materials related to testing week. There are several versions available, depending on your target audience and what tests or information you are able to offer.

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Logo 1 – European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week

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Logo 2 – European HIV Testing Week

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Logo 3 – European Testing Week

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Word template

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PowerPoint template

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Template news release

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Toolkits

Seven toolkits have been developed to support you and provide guidance on different aspects you may wish to consider for your local testing week campaign.

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Toolkit 1 – Fundraising

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Toolkit 2 – Testing week implementation handbook

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Toolkit 3a – HIV dossier of evidence: a summary of the evidence to support free, confidential and voluntary HIV testing

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Toolkit 3b – Hepatitis dossier of evidence: a summary of the evidence to support free, confidential and voluntary hepatitis testing

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Toolkit 4 – Engaging with other partners

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Toolkit 5 – Working with key opinion makers: HIV and hepatitis experts, people living with HIV and hepatitis and influential figures

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Toolkit 6 – Guidance overview: a summary of resources to support regular HIV testing in healthcare settings

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Toolkit 7 – Evaluation media coverage

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Factsheets

Ten factsheets have been developed to support local media activities. These factsheets can be shared with the media during any media outreach activities – additional guidance is provided in Toolkit 2 ‘Testing week implementation handbook’ to support you.

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Factsheet 1 – About Testing Week

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Factsheet 2 – HIV the current situation in Europe

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Factsheet 3 – Hepatitis the current situation in Europe

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Factsheet 4 – Hepatitis policy

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Factsheet 5 – Hepatitis call to action

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Factsheet 6 – HIV policy

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Factsheet 7 – HIV call to action

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Factsheet 8 – How to reach government bodies

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Factsheet 9 – The benefits of focusing on and mobilising key populations

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Factsheet 10 – How to develop educational resources that resonate with key populations

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Key messages

The following key messages have been developed to support you when communicating the benefits of HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing to specific, targeted audiences. The messages can be edited for local use to allow you to communicate HIV and/or hepatitis messages, as relevant according to your individual testing week programme.

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Key messages – General audiences

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Key messages – Healthcare workers

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Key messages – Pharmaceutical industry

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Key messages – Policy-makers

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Key messages – Supporting organisations

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Web banners

To help you make more people aware of European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week, a selection of banner adverts has been developed for use on partner websites.

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Web banner – Leaderboard

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Web banner – Square

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Web banner – Skyscraper

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Primary care staff poster

Two posters for primary care staff are available for you to share with primary care clinics and practices, to put up in their staff areas. One is specific to this year’s testing week and the other is more appropriate for year-round use. The posters serve as a reminder for staff to test for HIV and hepatitis whenever relevant and underline the importance of HIV and hepatitis testing.

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Primary care staff poster 2016 – HIV testing

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Primary care staff poster (with date-free logo) – HIV testing

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Key guidelines on HIV and hepatitis testing and treatment

Guidelines have been developed that set out why and how HIV and hepatitis testing should take place, and document the need for scaling up HIV and hepatitis testing and treatment. These external documents can be accessed via the links below.

  1. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. HIV testing: Increasing uptake and effectiveness in the European Union, 2010.
  2. World Health Organization. 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, 2010.
  3. World Health Organization. Guidance on provider-initiated HIV testing and counselling in health facilities, 2007.
  4. World Health Organization/UNAIDS. Guidance on testing and counselling for HIV in settings attended by people who inject drugs. Improving access to treatment, care and prevention, 2009.
  5. World Health Organization. Guidance on couples HIV testing and counselling - including antiretroviral therapy for treatment and prevention in serodiscordant couples, 2012.
  6. World Health Organization. Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection, 2013.
  7. UNAIDS. Treatment 2015. 2012
  8. UNODC, UNAIDS, WHO; HIV testing and counselling in prisons and other closed settings. Technical paper, 2009.
  9. EACS. European Guidelines for treatment of HIV infected adults in Europe, 2013.
  10. EMCDDA; Guidelines for testing HIV, viral hepatitis and other infections in injecting drug users, 2010.
  11. HIV in Europe. HIV Indicator Conditions: Guidance for implementing HIV testing in adults in Health Care Settings, 2012.
  12. The EASL guidelines; Management of chronic hepatitis B virus infection – revised version, 2015
  13. The EASL guidelines; Management of hepatitis C virus infection – revised version, 2015
  14. World Health Organization. Consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services, 2015.
  15. World Health Organization. Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection, 2014.
  16. World Health Organization. Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B infection, 2015.

Further materials and literature can be found on the HIV in Europe and World Hepatitis Alliance websites.

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