Boost access and quality of community-based communicable disease services for PWUD in the EU and neighboring countries.
The BOOST project aims to improve access to and quality community-based communicable disease services for people using drugs (PWUD) in the European Union and neighboring regions. The project will achieve this through capacity building, data collection, scaling up good practices, and promoting advocacy interventions.
BOOST, funded by the EU4Health programme of the European Union and coordinated by STICHTING DE REGENBOOG GROEP, will run from January 2023 to December 2025 with partners ABD (SP), EHRA (LT), FONDAZIONE LILA (IT), SPR (CZ), Villa Maraini (IT); Free Clinic (BE), A-CLINIC (FI), IGTP (SP), Re Generation (RS) and ISGLOBAL (SP)
- Capacity building activities to enhance the skills and knowledge of service providers In the field of communicable diseases.
- Scale-up of Integrated community-based good practices, including implementing harm reduction Interventions and providing access to communicable disease services PWUD.
- Consolidation of PWUD networks and foster advocacy Interventions to ensure that the needs of affected communities are taken Into account In the provision of communicable disease services.
- Dissemination of the results of activities and good practices in the provision of communicable diseases services for consumers.