Practical Guidelines for Intensifying HIV Prevention: Towards Universal Access

46. Table 2.2 Injecting drug users Why? (…) Harm reduction measures such as access to sterile injection equipment; drug dependence treatment such as methadone and buprenorphine; community-based outreach; and providing HIV prevention information are among the most effective and cost-effective measures to prevent, the epidemic among injecting drug users. (…)” “How? (…) Promote adequate coverage of the full range of harm reduction measures – particularly sterile syringe and needle access and drug substitution treatment.
  • Harm reduction

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