Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe

M. Mansfeld, A. Skrahina, L. Shepherd, A. Schultze, Am Panteleev, Rf Miller, Jm Miro, I. Zeltina, S. Tetradov, H. Furrer, O. Kirk, A. Grzeszczuk, N. Bolokadze, A. Matteelli, Fa Post, Jd Lundgren, A. Mocroft, Amw Efsen, Dn Podlekareva, M. H. LossoJ. J. Toibaro, D. Palmero, B. J. Bartoletti, [No Value] E.Warley, O. Gear, O. G. Messina, M. Michans, H. Laplume, D. David, C. Marson, F. P. Scapelatto, D. Dalessandro, S. Lupo, G. Costilla Campero, M. Herbst, C. Remondegui, C. Elias, I. Karpov, A. Vassilenko, E. Skrahina, A. Skrahin, A. Zalutskya, O. Kondratenko, V. Mitsura, V. Bondarenko, O. Suetnov, D. Paduto, S. Dewit, M. C. Payen, C. Noscoi, K. Kabeya, [No Value] M.Wolff, C. Cortes, N. Obel, G. Kronborg, O. Kirk, V. Iljna, T. Kummik, M. Bryand, F. Dabis, N. Bolokadze, N. Lanchava, N. Bablishvili, L. Goginashvili, L. Mikiashvili, K. Mshvidobadze, E. Girardi, A. Di Biagio, A. Matteelli, A. Apostoli, S. Barzoni, G. Lapadula, M. Purgatorio, S. Carbonara, B. Rozentale, I. Zeltina, I. Janushkevich, S. Caplinskas, Z. Kancauskienne, I. Caplinskienne, B. Crabtree, A. Pina, J. S. Madero, J. Mosqueda, J. A. Villanueva, A. Grzeszczuk, M. Bura, A. Garlicki, M. Inglot, B. Knysz, J. Kozlowska, J. Loster, E. Mularska, R. Podlasin, M. Thompson, A. Wiercinska-Drapalo, D. Duiculescu, S. Tetradov, A. Rakhmanova, A. Yakovlev, A. Panteleev, A. Turkalova, Y. Vlasova, T. Trotimora, E. Borodulina, L. Chumanova, Y. Mashkova, J. M. Miro, J. A. Caylá, A. Moreno, J. P. Millet, A. Orcau, L. Fina, L. del Baño, L. L. Roldán, A. Romero, J. A. Martínez, C. Manzardo, J. González, G. Tudo, H. Knobel, F. Sanchez, M. Salvadó, A. Curran, M. T. Tórtola, D. Pozamczer, M. Saumoy, F. Alcaide, X. Martínez-Lacasa, E. Cuchí, M. A. Sambeat, V. Pomar, P. Coll, P. Miralles, S. Moreno, J. A. Iribarren, M. Ibarguren, T. Aldamiz, H. Furrer, M. Rickenbach, M. Sagette, F. A. Post, R. F. Miller, A. Chapman, D. Dockrell, E. Wilkins, G. Cooke, J. Ainsworth, D. Macallen, J. Dhar, N. Vora, S. Mullaney, S. Kegg, G. Kyselyova

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Objectives: The aim of the study was to investigate the organization and delivery of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) health care and to analyse potential differences between treatment centres in Eastern (EE) and Western Europe (WE). Methods: Thirty-eight European HIV and TB treatment centres participating in the TB:HIV study within EuroCoord completed a survey on health care management for coinfected patients in 2013 (EE: 17 respondents; WE:21; 76% of all TB:HIV centres). Descriptive statistics were obtained for regional comparisons. The reported data on health care strategies were compared with actual clinical practice at patient level via data derived from the TB:HIV study. Results: Respondent centres in EE comprised: Belarus (n=3), Estonia (1), Georgia (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Poland (4), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4) and Ukraine (1); those in WE comprised: Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Italy (7), Spain (2), Switzerland (1) and UK (8). Compared with WE, treatment of HIV and TB in EE are less often located at the same site (47% in EE versus 100% in WE; P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)544-552
Number of pages9
JournalHIV Medicine
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2015


  • Delivery of health care
  • Europe
  • HIV
  • Integrated
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Health Policy


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