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Estonia

HIV Digital

Aim

The aim of HIV Digital is to develop and implement digital health solutions to link PLHIV to care, as well as connecting health and social care service providers along the HIV care continuum.

A key goal of this project is to ensure that HIV is on the public agenda and inspire further innovation. Building, maintaining and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders is a critical element of the intervention.

Key Facts

  1. The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency. Ciagov. [Online]. [3 April 2017]. Available from: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ rankorder/2155rank.htm.
  2. HIV in Estonia Situation, prevention, treatment, and care Narrative report for GARPR 2015 (2015) Available at: http://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/country/documents/ EST_ narrative_report_2015.pdf (Accessed: 24 February).
  3. NBP. 2017. E-Economy And E-Government In Estonia. [Online]. [3 April 2017]. Available from: https://www.nbp.pl/aktualnosci/wiadomosci_2006/e-estonia.pdf.
  4. Euro.who.int. Mid-term evaluation of the Estonian national HIV/AIDS strategy 2006 – 2015 and national drug prevention strategy 2012. [Online]. [3 April 2017]. Available from: http:// www.euro.who.int/en/countries/estonia/publications/mid-term-evaluation-of-the-estonian-national-hivaids-strategy-2006-2015-and-national-drug-prevention-strategy-2012.
  5. In the Ministry of Social Affairs there is 0,5 FTE responsible for coordinating, designing and implementing HIV policy. There are only 27 infectionists in the whole country, and in some areas a single infectionist can have over 1000 HIV+ patients.