Evaluation & Update of the ECDC HIV Testing Guidance

Project Period
2015-2016

Summary
Evaluation of the ECDC HIV Testing Guidance

In 2015, ECDC commissioned an evaluation of the ECDC guidance on HIV testing: increasing uptake and effectiveness in the European Union published in December 2010 which HIV in Europe was contracted to do. The aim of the evaluation was to review the impact of the ECDC 2010 guidance and to assess the current need for ECDC HIV testing guidance in the EU/EEA. The report was published in November 2016 and can be accessed here

Presentations/Publications
HIV testing in Europe: Evaluating the impact, added value, relevance and usability of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)’s 2010 HIV testing guidance
Sullivan AK,Sperle I,Raben D,Amato-Gauci AJ, Lundgren JD, Yazdanpanah Y, Jakobsen SF,Tavoschi L
Eurosurveillance 2017;22(48)

ESCAIDE, 28-30 November 2016, Stockholm, Sweden:
Oral presentation: Evaluating impact, added value, relevance and usability of ECDC’s 2010 HIV testing guidance

Main Partners
B Gazzard, A Sullivan, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom.
S Finne Jakobsen, J Lundgren, D Raben, I Sperle, CHIP, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark 
A Amato-Gauci, L Tavoschi, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Stockholm, Sweden
Y Yazdanpanah, INSERM, Paris, France