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Authors
WHO - World Health Organization, UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Title
Policy Brief: Antiretroviral Therapy and Injecting Drug Users
In
Evidence for Action on HIV/AIDS and Injecting Drug Use
Description of Work
WHO/HIV/2005.06
Imprint
WHO - World Health Organization, Geneva, 2005
Description

Reproduced with the kind permission of WHO.

Abstract

"This policy brief reviews the evidence to date on providing antiretroviral (ARV) therapy to HIV-positive injecting drug users. A number of related medical, psychological and social issues are also addressed including the need to manage drug interactions and the benefit of harm reduction interventions in supporting optimum care for HIV-positive injecting drug users."

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