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ECDC and EMCDDA guidance. Prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs
Year: 
2011
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ECDC and EMCDDA guidance. Prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs

by
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

This joint guidance report explores good public health practices that can support effective policies to reduce infections. Common blood-borne viruses in this group include HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. These are mainly spread through the sharing of needles, syringes and drug preparation equipment or unprotected sexual contacts.

  • Health care professionals
  • NGOs
  • People who use drugs (PUD)
  • Policy makers
  • Central Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Northern Europe
  • Southern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Advocacy
  • Care and support
  • Harm reduction
  • Policy
  • Prevention
  • Resource mobilisation
  • Social issues
  • Treatment
  • Viral hepatitis

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