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.

European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week logos

The 2015 testing week logos are available for your use on any materials related to testing week. This year there are three versions available, depending on your target audience and what tests or information you are able to offer.

 

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Version 1 – European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week

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Version 2 – European HIV Testing Week

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Version 3 – European Testing Week

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Word template

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PowerPoint template

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Toolkit 1 – Using the logo

This toolkit provides advice on how to use the logos and information about testing week colour palette and fonts.

 

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Toolkit 1 – Using the logo

     

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Toolkit 2 – Calendar and Testing Week implementation handbook

This toolkit has been developed to provide guidance about how to use testing week materials and advice and ideas for testing initiatives.

The toolkit includes:

  • Background information about testing week 2015
  • Understanding your target groups and setting your objectives
  • Ideas for testing week activities
  • An overview of materials available and how they can be used
  • Guidance for working with the media
  • Advice for online and social media activities
  • Evaluating the impact of the testing week
  • Testing week planning calendar

 

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Toolkit 2 – Testing week implementation handbook

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 Toolkit 2 – Testing week calendar  EN

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

The HIV dossier of evidence has been developed to help support organisations during the European HIV-Hepatitis testing week in two ways:

  1. To improve and increase understanding within organisations around the necessity of increasing HIV testing activities
  2. For advocacy purposes to support engagement with cooperating partners (such as policy makers, national and local HIV/AIDS programme planners and coordinators, healthcare providers and civil society organisations) with the aim of gaining their support for endorsing regular HIV testing

The HIV dossier of evidence includes a slide deck which can be presented to relevant governing bodies. partners and organisations, as well as an accompanying background document drafted to provide additional information that is not included on the slides.

 

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Toolkit 3 – HIV dossier of evidence slides

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 Toolkit 3 – Accompanying guidance

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

The hepatitis dossier of evidence has been developed to help support organisations during the European HIV-Hepatitis testing week in two ways:

  1. To improve and increase understanding within organisations around the necessity of increasing hepatitis testing activities
  2. For advocacy purposes to support engagement with cooperating partners (such as policy makers, national and local hepatitis programme planners and coordinators, healthcare providers and civil society organisations) with the aim of gaining their support for endorsing regular hepatitis testing

The hepatitis dossier of evidence includes a slide deck which can be presented to relevant governing bodies. partners and organisations, as well as an accompanying background document drafted to provide additional information that is not included on the slides.

 

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Toolkit 3 – Hepatitis dossier of evidence slides

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 Toolkit 3 – Accompanying guidance

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Toolkit 4 – Engaging with other partners: HIV and hepatitis organisations, healthcare professionals and policy makers

This toolkit has been developed to provide guidance to assist you to invite other partners to participate in the HIV and hepatitis testing activities.

 

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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

Opinion makers can support you with mass and social media activities, attend events and talks or help communicate your messages to as wide an audience as possible. This toolkit has been developed to provide guidance to assist you in identifying and inviting people to work with you for HIV and hepatitis testing outreach activities.

 

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Toolkit 5 – Working with key opinion makers

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

This toolkit has been developed to support engagement with primary healthcare professionals and clinicians. It comprises a summary of the key guidance and useful existing resources to build a compelling case for regular HIV and hepatitis testing in community as well as healthcare settings.

 

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Toolkit 6 – Guidance overview

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Toolkit 7 – Evaluating media coverage

This toolkit has been developed to help you monitor and evaluate any media campaign you carry out as well as track media coverage effectively.

 

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Toolkit 7 – Evaluating media coverage

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Toolkit 7 – Media monitoring spreadsheet

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Toolkit 7 – Evaluation slideset

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Toolkit 8 – Fundraising for European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week: How to fund your activities

This toolkit has been developed to provide support and guidance on the many ways in which to secure funding for your testing week activities. This toolkit aims to provide support and guidance only and it is not mandatory that your organisation uses the information outlined in this toolkit.

This toolkit includes:

  • Section 1 – Introduction to fundraising
  • Section 2 – Funding providers
  • Section 3 – Developing applications and proposals

 

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Toolkit 8 – Fundraising for European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week: How to fund your activities

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Template news release

As part of testing week a draft template news release has been developed for you to edit for local use. Toolkit 2 – testing week implementation handbook includes media outreach guidance.

 

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Template News Release

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Factsheets 

Seven factsheets have been developed to support local media activities.

One factsheet includes background information about European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week.

Two factsheets focus on European HIV and hepatitis prevalence statistics respectively, and include information to engage with the most at risk groups.

Two factsheets contain important information as to why your local clinic/hospital should make HIV and hepatitis testing a priority.

Two factsheets contain important information as to why local clinic/hospitals should promote testing week.

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 – Policy Factsheet: Why free, confidential and voluntary hepatitis testing needs to be a national priority - Hepatitis

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Factsheet 5 – Policy prompt: Why local clinics/hospitals should promote testing week – Hepatitis

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Factsheet 6 – Policy Factsheet: Why free, confidential and voluntary hepatitis testing needs to be a national priority – HIV

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Factsheet 7 – Policy prompt: Why local clinics/hospitals should promote testing week – HIV

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Key messages 

The following key messages have been developed to support you when communicating the benefits of HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B 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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General audiences

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Healthcare workers

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Pharmaceutical industry

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Policy-makers

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Banner adverts for websites

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

European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week, click here for more info - www.testingweek.eu

 

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Leaderboard banner - view banner»

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Square banner- view banner»

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Skyscraper banner- view banner»

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Poster for primary care staff

A poster for primary care staff is available for you to share with primary care clinics and practices, to put up in their staff areas. 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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HIV-Hepatitis testing – Primary care staff poster

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HIV and hepatitis testing and treatment guidelines and recommendations

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.

Key guidelines on HIV and hepatitis testing and treatment:

  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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