Awards and Recognitions
2010 | Recognition by Pride – GLS Project for “Best Association”.
2014 | The project “Detection of HIV/AIDS, other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Viral Hepatitis in Sex Workers (ST) was distinguished by the Gilead GÉNESE Programme.
2018 | Prof. Dr. Aguiar Nogueira Award attributed by the Associação de Infeciologia do Norte.
2014 – GIRUBarcelos | Good practice in the inclusion of Peers Educators on the team and the constant involvement of people who inject drugs (WHO)
2014 – GIRUGaia | How to improve Opioid Substitution Therapy implementation: Developing low threshold OST (WHO)
2016 – GIRUBarcelos | Case examples of innovation and good practice on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care (WHO)
2017 – GIRUBarcelos | Good practice in reducing the stigma associated with the drug users population (WHO)
2017 – GIRUGaia | Good practices in strengthening health systems for prevention and care of tuberculosis and drug-resistant TB (WHO)
2020 – GIRUGaia | Correlation EuropeanHarm Reduction Network:
Good practice examples of hepatitis C interventions by organisations providing harm reduction services
2018 | The work of GIS with children and young people in care and formerly in care was distinguished by the CEPSA Foundation’s Social Value Awards.
2014 | European Prize on Drug Prevention
2017 | Energy Global Award Angola
2013 | Project evaluated as an example of Good Practice in Europe (level 2) by the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.