2 The document A guide to do it better in our CBVCT centres. Core practices in some European CBVCT centres has been developed through the contribution and expertise of a number of different people within the project HIV community-based testing practices in Europe (HIV-COBATEST) with co-funding from the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC) under the EU Public Health Programme (Grant Agreement N 2009 12 11). An early draft was developed by Laura Rios Guardiola, Beata Umubyeyi-Mairesse and Jean-Marie Le Gall, with the support of Daniela Rojas Castro, Guillemette Quatremère and Grace Cunnane (Association AIDES, France. A working group was created to reflect on and plan the guide, as well as to provide feedback during its writing. The members of this working group were Per Slaaen Kaye and François Pichon (STOP AIDS, now AIDS-Fondet, Denmark, Miha Lobnik (Legebitra, Slovenia, Michael Wurm (AIDS-Hilfe, Germany, Michael Meulbrouk (Hispanosida, Spain, Ivo Prochazka Institute of Sexology, Medical Faculty, Charles University, Czech Republic, Iwona Wawer (National AIDS Centre, Poland, Galina Musat (Aras, Rumania), Cristina Agustí Benito (CEEISCAT, Spain. The final draft was discussed among the members of the project Steering Committee Jordi Casabona i Barbarà, Cristina Agustí Benito and Laura Fernàndez López (CEEISCAT, Spain, Ferran Pujol (Projecte dels Noms-Hispanosida, Spain, Michael Wurm (AIDS-Hilfe, Germany, Per Slaaen Kaye (STOP AIDS, Denmark, Luigi Bertinato (Regional Centre for Health Promotion, Verona, Italy, Irena Klavs (Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ivo Prochazka (Institute of Sexology, Medical Faculty, Charles University, Czech Republic) and Iwona Wawer (National AIDS Centre, Poland. An update of the guide has been realized by the work package 4 task 1 of the Euro HIV Edat Project (Grant Agreement N 2013 11 01). In appendix a self-evaluation grid of core practices in CBVCT centres has been included. The working group of this workpackage was composed of Jordi Casabona i Barbarà, Cristina Agustí Benito and Laura Fernàndez López (CEEISCAT, Spain, Elsa Ricard, Laura Rios (AIDES, France, Francois Pichon, Per Slaaen Kaye (Aids Fondet, Denmark, Ricardo Fuertes (GAT, Portugal, Michael Meulbroek (Hispanosida, Spain, Mathias Kuske (AIDS-Hilfe NRW e.V., Germany, Bojan Cigan (Legebitra, Slovenia, Galina Musat (ARAS, Rumania). The page layout has been realized by Audrey Musto (AIDES, France).