National HIV Testing Guidelines



Albania


The National Strategy of Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS in Albania, 2004-2010 
Ministry of Health, Institute of Public Health. Albania 2003

Strategic Document on Reproductive Health, 2009-2015 
Minisrty of Health, Republic of Albania 2009

Armenia


National Programme on the Response to the HIV Epidemic, 2013-2016 
Ministry of Health - National centre for AIDS prevention 2013

List of prority activities for the national programme on teh response to the HIV epidemic 2013-2016 
Ministry of Health - National centre for AIDS prevention 2013

Austria


AIDS-Gesetz 1993 [AIDS act of 1993] 
1993

Azerbaijan


WHO: Review of the HIV Programme in Azerbaijan, 2014 
2014

Belarus


Об установлении клинических показаний, по которым лица подлежат обязательному медицинскому освидетельствованию, и перечня иных категорий лиц, подлежащих обязательному медицинскому освидетельствованию, ПОСТАНОВЛЕНИЕ МИНИСТЕРСТВА ЗДРАВООХРАНЕНИЯ РЕСПУБЛИКИ БЕЛАРУСЬ12 июля 2012 г. № 97 (HEALTH MINISTRY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS DECREE July 12, 2012 № 97 on Clinical indications for medical examination) 
Ministry of Health, Belarus 2012

Государственная программа Здоровье народа и демографическая безопасность Республики Беларусьна 2016 – 2020 гг. Подпрограмма Профилактика ВИЧ-инфекции [State programmePublic health and demographic safety 2016 - 2020. Subprogramme for HIV prevention] 
Ministry of Health, Belarus 2016

Belgium


HIV plan 2014-2019 Belgium 
2014

Bulgaria


Национална програма за превенция и контрол на ХИВ и сексуално предавани инфекции в Република България за периода 2017-2020 г. [National Program for Prevention and Control of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Bulgaria for 2017-2020] 
Министерския съвет (Council of Ministries) 2017

Croatia


Hrvatski nacionalni program za prevenciju HIV/AIDS-a 2017. – 2021 [Croatian National Program for HIV/AIDS Prevention 2017-2021] 
Ministarstvo zdrevlja (Ministry of Health) 2017

Cyprus


ΠΡΩΤΟΚΟΛΛΟ ΕΛΕΓΧΟΥ ΜΟΛΥΣΜΑΤΙΚΩΝ ΑΣΘΕΝΕΙΩΝ (HIV/AIDS, ΗΠΑΤΙΤΙΔΑ Β & C, ΦΥΜΑΤΙΩΣΗ, ΣΥΦΙΛΗ, ΣΑΛΜΟΝΕΛΛΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΡΑΣΙΤΑ) (TESTING PROTOCOL for infectious diseases (HIV / AIDS, Hepatitis B & C, tuberculosis, syphilis, SALMONELLA AND PARASITES)), Cyprus 2014 
Ministry of Health, Cyprus 2014

Czech-Republic


Národní program řešení problematiky HIV/AIDS v ČR na období 2018–2022 [National Programme for HIV/AIDS in Czech Republic for 2018-2022] (to be published in March, 31, 2018) 
MINISTERSTVA ZDRAVOTNICTVÍ, ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY 2017

Denmark


NEW STRATEGY FOR HIV TESTING 
Statens Serum Institut 2009

Anbefalinger om forebyggelse, diagnose og behandling af seksuelt overførbare infektioner (Recommendations on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of STIs) 
Sundhedsstyrelsen 2015

Estonia


Eesti riiklik HIV ja AIDSi strateegia 
Government of the Republic of Estonia, HIV/AIDS committee 2005

HIV-nakkuse testimise ja HIV-positiivsete isikute ravile suunamise tegevusjuhis* (Guidelines for HIV testing and referral of HIV-positive people to treatment) 
Ministry of Social Affairs 2012

Finland


Hiv-testauksen periaatteita, Suositus perusterveydenhuollon toimipisteille ja matalan kynnyksen palvelupisteille. [The principles of HIV testing.The recommendation for basic health care work for points , and a low threshold] 
National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland 2010

Suomen hiv-strategia 2018−2020: Ehkäise, testaa, hoida. [Finland HIV-strategia 2018-2020]: prevention, testing, treatment.] 
National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland 2017

France


Re-evaluation of the HIV screening strategy in France 
High Authority of Health, France 2017

Georgia


THE GEORGIAN NATIONAL HIV/AIDS STRATEGIC PLAN FOR 2016–2018 
2015

Germany


Integrated Strategy for HIV, Hepatitis B and C and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections 
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (Ministry of Health) 2016

Greece


Κατευθυντήριες οδηγίες για τη διάγνωση τηςHIV λοίμωξης σε κλινικά και μη κλινικά πλαίσια [Guidelines for the diagnosis of HIV infection in clinical and non-clinical settings] 
ΚΕΝΤΡΟ ΕΛΕΓΧΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΛΗΨΗΣ ΝΟΣΗΜΑΤΩΝ (ΚΕ.ΕΛ.Π.ΝΟ.) CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina


Response to HIV/AIDS in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2011-2016 Strategy 
2011

Hungary


Nemzeti AIDS Stratégia 2011-2015 (National AIDS Strategy) 
2010

NEMZETI HIV AIDS SZAKPOLITIKAI PROGRAM 2014-2017 DRAFT (National HIV/AIDS policy 2014-2017 Draft) 
2015

Ireland


AIDS strategy 2000, Report of the national AIDS Strategy Committee. 
2000

National Sexual Health strategy 2015-2020, Ireland 
2015

Israel


Healthy Israel 2020. Objectives, targets, and evidence based strategies to prevent TB and HIV infection in Israel. 
Ministry of Health, Israel (Daniel Chemtob & Elliot Rosenberg) 2010

Italy


DOCUMENTO DI CONSENSO SULLE POLITICHE DI OFFERTA E LE MODALITÀ DI ESECUZIONE DEL TEST PER HIV IN ITALIA (CONSENSUS DOCUMENT ON POLICIES OFFER AND METHOD OF TESTING FOR HIV IN ITALY) 
Ministry of Health 2011, updated 2013

Conferenza di Consenso sul Test HIV: Quesiti e risposte 
Ministry of Health 2012

Linee Guida Italiane sull’utilizzo dei farmaci antiretrovirali e sulla gestione diagnostico-clinica delle persone con infezione da HIV-1 (Italian Guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs and diagnostic and clinical management of people with HIV-1 infection) 
Ministro della Salute, Commissione Nazionale per la lotta contro l’AIDS 2016

Kazakhstan


Правила обязательного конфиденциального медицинского обследования на наличие ВИЧ-инфекции лиц по клиническим и эпидемиологическим показаниям, июнь 2015 
Ministry of Health and Social Development, Republic of Kazakhstan 2015

Kyrgyzstan


Государственная программа по стабилизации эпидемии ВИЧ-инфекции в Кыргызской Республике на 2012-2016 годы [State programme on stabilization of HIV epidemy in Republic of Kyrgysztan for 2012-2016] 
Government, Republic of Kyrgyzstan 2012

Клинический протокол для 1-3 уровня. Тестирование и консультирование при ВИЧ-инфекции (ТиК). Шифр В-20 – В-24, Z – 21, R - 75 (Clinical Protocol for the 1-3 level Testing and counseling for HIV infection (T & C)) 
Ministry of Health, Kyrgyzstan 2013

Latvia


Regulations of the Cabinet of Minister no 628 (adopted on 4 November 2003). Cilvēka imūndeficīta vīrusa infekcijas (HIV) un AIDS izplatības ierobežošanas un ar HIV inficētu personu un AIDS slimnieku ārstēšanas organizatoriskā kārtība (Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and AIDS and containment of HIV-infected persons and AIDS patients treatment organizational arrangements) 
2003, updated

Cilvēka imūndeficīta vīrusa (HIV) infekcijas diagnostikas, ārstēšanas un profilakses klīniskās vadlīnijas [Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection diagnosis, treatment and prevention clinical guidelines] 
Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia 2014

HIV infekcijas, seksuālās transmisijas infekciju, B un C hepatīta izplatības ierobežošanas rīcības plāns 2014. - 2016.gadam 
Veselības ministrija (Ministry of Health) 2014

Lithuania


LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKOS SVEIKATOS APSAUGOS MINISTRO ĮSAKYMASDĖL TYRIMŲ DĖL ŽMOGAUS IMUNODEFICITO VIRUSO INFEKCIJOS TVARKOS APRAŠO PATVIRTINIMO 2010 m. lapkričio 16 d. Nr. V-991. II. ATRANKINIŲ TYRIMŲ DĖL ŽIV ORGANIZAVIMAS IR VYKDYMAS (Ministry of health order V 991, 2010: II. The organisation and execution of HIV testing), updated 2017 
Ministry of Health 2017

Luxembourg


Plan d’action national VIH 2018-2022 (National HIV/AIDS Action Plan for 2018-2022) 
Ministère de la Santé. Grand-Duché de Luxembourg 2017

Macedonia


National HIV Strategy 2012 - 2016 (in Macedonian) 
2012

Republic of Moldova


Moldova MoH Order Nr. 790 from 08.08.2012 on the Rules of medical examination and monitoring to detect human immunodeficiency virus (AIDS)  
Ministry of Health, Republic of Moldova 2012

Standardul Consilierea și testarea la HIV a grupurilor vulnerabile cu utilizarea testelor rapide în cadrul organizațiilor non-guvernamentale (Standards for HIV counseling and testing to vulnerable groups with the use of rapid tests in non-governmental organizations) 
Ministerul Sănătăţii al Republicii Moldova 2013

National Programme for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and STIs for 2016-2020 
Government, Republic of Moldova 2016

Action Plan. National Programme for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and STIs for 2016-2020 
Government, Republic of Moldova 2016

Mongolia


Mongolian National Strategic Plan on HIV, AIDS and STIs, 2010-2015 
National Committee on HIV/AIDS, Mongolia 2010

Montenegro


Nacionalna strategija za borbu protiv HIV-AIDS 2015-2020  
Ministry of Health, Montenegro 2015

Netherlands


LCI-richtlijn Hivinfectie [LCI guideline for HIV infection ] 
Rijksinstitut Voor Volksgezondheid en Millieu. The Netherlands 2015

Testbeleid. Deeldraaiboek 5 voor Centra Seksuele Gezondheid in de Publieke Gezondheidszorg. version 14 juli 2015. (Testing policy in sexual health centres, version 14 juli 2014) 
Rijksinstitut voor volksgezondheid en millieu 2015

Hiv-plan voor 2017-2022: Stappen vooruit in hiv-preventie en hivzorg [National STI / HIV plan 2017-2022 - Steps forward in HIV prevention and care]  
Nederlandse vereniging van hiv-behandelaren (NVHB) en de vereniging Verpleegkundigen & Verzorgenden Nederland (V&VN) - Verpleegkundig Consulenten Hiv 2017

Norway


Aksept og mestring - Nasjonal hivstrategi (2009-2014) 
2009

Revitalisering og konkretisering 2013-2015 [Revitalization and concretization (2013-2015), Additions to the National HIV Strategy "Acceptance and Coping"] 
Arbeidsdepartementet 2013

Poland


ZASADY OPIEKI NAD OSOBAMI ZAKAŻONYMI HIVZALECENIA PTN AIDS (Clinical recommendations for management of HIV infection incl. testing) 
Polskie Towarzystwo Naukowe AIDS 2014

Harmonogram zadań realizowanych w ramach Krajowego Programu Zapobiegania Zakażeniom HIV i Zwalczania AIDS opracowany na lata 2017–2021 [Scheduled Tasks of a National Program for Prevention of HIV Infections and Combating AIDS, developed for 2017-2021] 
Minister of Health, National center for AIDS. Poland 2016

Harmonogram realizacji Krajowego Programu Zapobiegania Zakażeniom HIV i Zwalczania AIDS opracowany na lata 2012-2016.[Implementation Schedule of a National Program for Prevention of HIV Infections and Combating AIDS, developed for 2012-2016] 
Minister of Health, National center for AIDS. Poland 2016

Portugal


Diagnóstico e Rastreio Laboratorial da Infeção pelo Vírus da Imunodeficiência Humana (VIH) [Diagnostics and Laboratory Screening for infection with HIV] 
Department of Quality in health [Departamento da Qualidade na Saúde] 2011, updated 2014

Programa Nacional de Prevenção e Controlo da Infecção VIH/SIDA 2012-2016 
Ordens Profissionais (Enfermeiros e Farmacêuticos), o Grupo Parlamentar de Acompanhamento da Problemática da SIDA, Administrações Regionais de Saúde, o Fórum Nacional da Sociedade Civil para o VIH, a Plataforma Laboral Contra a SIDA, a Comissão para a Cidadania e Igualdade de Género, a Associação Nacional de Farmácias, o Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge (INSA), o Alto Comissariado para a Imigração e Diálogo Intercultural, a Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa e os Grupos de Trabalho que integravam o Núcleo Consultivo da Coordenação Nacional para a Infeção VIH/SIDA 2012

Russian Rederation


Государствення стратегия противодействия распространению ВИЧ-инфекции в Российской Федерации на период до 2020 года и дальнейшую перспективу [National strategy for prevention of HIV/AIDS for the peroid to 2020 and on] 
Government, Russia 2016

Romania


Legea nr. 584/2002 privind măsurile de prevenire a răspândirii maladiei SIDA în România şi de protecţie a persoanelor infectate cu HIV sau bolnave de SIDA [Law no. 584/2002 on measures to prevent the spread of AIDS in Romania and to protect persons infected with HIV or suffering from AIDS] 
2002

Planul Național Strategic pentru supravegherea, controlul și prevenirea cazurilor de infecție cu HIV/SIDA în perioada 2018 – 2020 [National Strategic Plan for the surveillance, control and prevention of HIV / AIDS in the period 2018 – 2020] 
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Bucharest, Romania 2017

Serbia


Strategy of HIV infection and AIDS 
Ministry of Health 2012

Slovakia


Národný program prevencie HIV/AIDS v Slovenskej republike na roky 2017 – 2020 [National Programme for HIV / AIDS in the Slovak Republic for the years 2017 – 2020]  
Úrad verejného zdravotníctva Slovenskej republiky 2017

Slovenia


Nacionalna strategija preprečevanja in obvladovanja okuţbe s HIV 2017–2025 [National Strategy for prevention and control of HIV infection] 
Government, Slovenia 2017

Spain


Plan Estratégico de Prevención y Control de la infección por el VIH y otras infecciones de transmisión sexual 2013-2016 (Strategic Plan for Prevention and Control of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections 2013-2016) 
MINISTERIO DE SANIDAD, SERVICIOS SOCIALES E IGUALDAD 2014

Guía de recomendaciones para el diagnóstico precoz de VIH en el ámbito sanitario (Guidelines for the early identification of HIV infection) 
MINISTERIO DE SANIDAD, SERVICIOS SOCIALES E IGUALDAD 2014

Sweden


Använding av hivtester med snabbsvar [Use of HIV testing with rapid response] 
Folkhälsomyndigheten, Smittskyddsinstitutet, Sweden 2013

Nationell strategi mot hiv/aids och andra smittsamma sjukdomar, 2017 (National strategy for HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases) 
Socialdepartementet, Sweden 2017

Switzerland


The National Programme for HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections 2011–2017 (NPHS)  
Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), Switzerland 2011

Richtlinien des BAG zum HIV-Test im Rahmen von VCT («VCT-Richtlinien») (VCT recommendations) 
Federal Office of Public Health 2011

Das schweizerische HIV Testkonzept – eine aktualisierte Übersicht (The Swiss HIV-testing concept - an updated overview) 
Federal Office of Public Health, Switzerland 2013

Der HIV-Test auf Initiative des Arztes/der Ärztin bei bestimmten Krankheitsbildern (HIV-Indikatorerkrankungen) (FOPH-Recommendations on PICT (Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing) 
Federal office of Public Health (FOPH), Switzerland 2013

Turkey


Ulusal HIV/AIDS Programi Çerçevesi 2011-2015 (National HIV/AIDS programme framework 2011-2015) 
Ministry of Health, Turkey 2011

HIV / AIDS TANI TEDAVİ REHBERİ (HIV/AIDS clinical guidelines) 
T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Türkiye Halk Sağlığı Kurumu 2013

UK


UK National Guidelines for HIV Testing 2008 
2008

HIV testing NICE advice [LGB21] 
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, UK 2014

Health promotion for sexual and reproductive health and HIV Strategic action plan, 2016 to 2019 
Public Health England 2015

Ukraine


Загальнодержавна цільова соціальна програма протидії ВІЛ-інфекції/СНІДу на 2014-2018 роки (National programme on HIV/AIDS 2014-2018) 
2014

НАКАЗ МОЗ України від 12.09.2014 №643. Про затвердження Комплексного плану розширення доступу населення до профілактики ВІЛ-інфекції, діагностики, лікування, догляду та підтримки хворих на ВІЛ-інфекцію/СНІД в Україні у ІІІ – ІV кварталах 2014 року – І кварталі 2015 року. (The order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine №643 from 12.09.2014. On approval of the Comprehensive Plan to increase access of the population to HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care and support of people with HIV / AIDS in Ukraine in the third - fourth quarter 2014 - first quarter 2015') 
Ministry of Health, Ukraine 2014

Стратегія забезпечення сталої відповіді на епідемії туберкульозу, в тому числі хіміорезистентного, та ВІЛ-інфекції/СНІДу на період до 2020 року та план заходів [Strategies for sustainable response to the TB epidemic and HIV/AIDS for the period until 2020 and action plan] 
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine 2017

Uzbekistan


по проведению консультирования и тестирования на ВИЧ с использованием быстрых тестов в кабинетах доверия среди групп повышенного риска инфицирования (Rapid testing in trust points for people at higher risk of HIV infection) 
Ministry of Health, National AIDS Centre 2014

НАЦИОНАЛЬНЫЙ КЛИНИЧЕСКИЙ ПРОТОКОЛДИСПАНСЕРНОЕ НАБЛЮДЕНИЕ БОЛЬНЫХ С ВИЧ-ИНФЕКЦИЕЙ, Приложение № 1 к приказу Министерства здравоохранения РУзот «04» марта 2015 г. № 81 (National Clinical Protocol Dispensary observation of patients with HIV infection Appendix № 1 to the orders of the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan on "04" March 2015 number 81) 
Ministry of Health, Uzbekistan 2015

COORDINATION SECRETARIAT


Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
CHIP, Department of Infectious Diseases
Section 2100, Finsencentret
Blegdamsvej 9
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
Denmark
Tel: +45 35 45 57 57
Fax: +45 35 45 57 58
Email: hie.rigshospitalet@regionh.dk

ADVOCACY SECRETARIAT


Ann Isabelle von Lingen, Policy Officer
European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)
Place Raymond Blyckaerts, 13
B-1050 Brussels, Belgium
Tel 32 2 626 96 41
M+32 491348317
Fax 32 2 644 33 07
annisabelle.vonlingen@eatg.org