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Authors
Farrell, Michael, John Marsden, Walter Ling, Robert Ali and Linda Gowing
Title
Effectiveness of Drug Dependence Treatment in Preventing HIV Among Injecting Drug Users
In
Evidence for Action Technical Papers
Description of Work
Final Draft
Imprint
World Health Organization, Geneva, March 2005, 28 pp
Url
http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/idu/drugdependencefinaldraft.pdf
Abstract

"This publication, together with other Evidence for Action Technical Papers, aims to make the evidence for the effectiveness of selected key interventions in EFFECTIVENESS OF DRUG DEPENDENCE TREATMENT IN PREVENTING HIV AMONG INJECTING DRUG USERS accessible to a policymaking and programming audience. The interventions reviewed range from providing information and sterile injection equipment to the impact of drug dependence treatment on HIV prevention. Each publication summarizes the published literature and discusses implications for programming with a particular focus on resource-limited settings."

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