Interventions to prevent HIV and Hepatitis C in people who inject drugs: A review of reviews to assess evidence of effectiveness

Georgina J Macarthur, Eva van Velzen, Norah Palmateer, Jo Kimber, Anastasia Pharris, Vivian Hope, Avril Taylor, Kirsty Roy, Esther Aspinall, David Goldberg, Tim Rhodes, Dagmar Hedrich, Mika Salminen, Matthew Hickman, Sharon J Hutchinson

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Abstract

Injecting drug use is a major risk factor for the acquisition and transmission of HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV). Prevention of these infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) is critical to reduce ongoing transmission, morbidity and mortality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-52
Number of pages19
JournalInternational Journal of Drug Policy
Volume25
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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