Conferences and Publications

Conferences

2019
HepHIV 2019 Conference Bucharest, 28-30 January
Independent of injecting drug use, being a foreign national is associated with risk of reactive HCV screening in European community-based testing services 2017

2018

2017

HepHIV 2017 Conference Malta, 31 January 2 February
The COBATEST network: A platform to perform monitoring and evaluation of HIV community-based testing practices in Europe

HepHIV 2017 Conference
Malta, 31 January – 2 February
Core indicators for monitoring and evaluation of community based voluntary counselling and testing (CBVCT) for HIV in the COBATEST network, 1st half 2015 data

HepHIV 2017 Conference
Malta, 31 January – 2 February
The COBATEST network: Opportunities and challenges of a European network of community-based voluntary counselling and testing services for HIV

Seminar «Community Responses to HIV, STI and Drugs»
Porto, 24 February
The European COBATEST network: current situation and prospects

XVIII Congreso Nacional sobre el Sida e ITS (SEISIDA)
Sevilla, 22-24 March.
Red COBATEST: Datos de los centros comunitarios de cribado del VIH en España

Lisbon Addictions 2017
Lisbon, 24-26 October.
Community HIV testing in PWID: data from the COBATEST network

2016

XXXIV Reunión Científica de la SEE, XI Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Epidemiología
Sevilla, 14-16 September
Búsqueda de la prueba del VIH en una red europea de centros comunitarios de cribado (CBVCTs) (Red COBATEST, 2013-2015)

17th IUSTI World Congress
Marrakesh, 9-12 May
Test seeking behaviour in a network of CommunityBased VCT centres (COBATEST network, 20132015)

Reunión Monográfica SEISIDA 2016: «Buscando oportunidades para el diagnóstico precoz del VIH»
Madrid, 5 May
Búsqueda de la prueba del VIH en una red europea de centros de cribado y consejo asistido de base comunitaria (CBVCTs) (Red COBATEST, 2013-2015.

2015

II Congreso ibero-americano de epidemiología y salud pública
Santiago de Compostela, 2-4 September
La red COBATEST: una plataforma para monitorizar y evaluar las prácticas de consejo asistido y prueba del VIH de base comunitaria en Europa

AIDS Impact conference
Amsterdam 29-31 July 2015.
The COBATEST network: A platform to perform monitoring and evaluation of HIV community-based testing practices in Europe as well as operational research

XVII Congreso Nacional sobre el Sida e ITS
San Sebastián, 6 – 8 May
La red COBATEST: Una plataforma para monitorizar y evaluar las prácticas de consejo asistido y prueba del VIH de base comunitaria en Europa

Publications

2019

International Journal of STD & AIDS 2019
Assessing the quality of routine HIV testing data in the community setting ‘COBATEST Network’

2018

HIV Medicine 2018
The COBATEST Network: monitoring and evaluation of HIV community-based practices, 2014-16

2017

International Journal STD AIDS 2017
Heterogeneity of community-based voluntary counselling and testing services for HIV in Europe: the HIV-COBATEST survey

2016

BMJ Open 2016
COBA-Cohort: a prospective cohort of HIV-negative men who have sex with men, attending community-based HIV testing services in five European countries (a study protocol)

AIDS Care 2016
The COBATEST network: a platform to perform monitoring and evaluation of HIV community-based testing practices in Europe and conduct operational research.

 

COBATEST outputs

Validation and analysis of HIV testing data in the community setting COBATEST NETWORK
ECDC-commissioned report.

Cross-national survey on the implementation of CBVCT programmes
Quantitative report

Implementation of community-based voluntary counseling and testing (CBVCT) programs and services
Qualitative report

Code of good practice
A guide to doing it better in our CBVCT centres. Core practices in some European CBVCT centres.

Protocol of the CBVCT services network
Protocol of the network

Acceptability, feasibility, and impact of introducing the rapid oral test in the CBVCT services network
Study report

 

Euro HIV EDAT outputs

Estimates of core indicators for monitoring and evaluation of community-based voluntary counselling and testing (CBVCT) for HIV in the COBATEST network

Quantitative report

A guide to do it better in our CBVCT centres

CBVCT practices in European centres

Innovative HIV testing strategies: Main results of a study conducted among MSM and stakeholders

Evaluation of acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of innovative HIV testing strategies

Description and improvement of different approaches of linkage to care for HIV among MSM in Europe

Qualitative study on approaches to linkage to care for MSM with a reactive HIV-test in a CBVCT

Optimal linkage to care among MSM: a practical guide for CBVCTs

Guide for CBVCT services

Access to HIV testing and linkage to care for migrant populations in Europe

Qualitative study