417 partners from 53 countries in the WHO European Region participated in the 2015 European Testing Week, which for the first time included hepatitis testing. Of those, 47% submitted the evaluation survey. The majority were NGOs and CSOs (66%). The general population was most frequently targeted (66%), and 97% of survey respondents were engaged in HIV related activities, 45% in hepatitis C related activities, while 28% in hepatitis B related activities, including testing, outreach testing and awareness raising. Many collaborated on a local level, and made use of social media to increase awareness of the European Testing Week, their activities and the benefits of testing.
This short evaluation gives a succint summary of the key results and conclusions from the 2015 European Testing Week.