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IDU and HIV in the Middle East: a brief window of opportunity?

Pakistan saw rocketing levels of HIV (from near 0% to 23% in six months) following introduction of the infection into IDU populations. Low prevalence countries, including those about which we know little, may have only a brief “window of opportunity” before they experience a comparable explosion of HIV among their own IDU populations.

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4 hours ago
From
BMJ Group blogs
Recession and income inequality have fuelled HIV infections in European drug users

In European countries, increases in rates of reported HIV infections among people who inject drugs in recent years have been associated with the economic downturn and income

Published
21 July 2014
By
Roger Pebody
European HIV+ IDUs share needles and inject more than HIV- IDUs

Injection drug users (IDUs) in Western and Eastern Europe share injecting equipment and inject more often than HIV-negative IDUs, according to results of a meta-analysis involving 5328 IDUs in 7 countries. IDUs in Eastern European countries reported more high-risk behaviors than those in Western European countries.

Published
18 July 2014
From
International AIDS Society
Investment needed for health and human rights of people who inject drugs

People who inject drugs remain one of the highest-risk groups for contracting HIV, but infringements of their human rights around the world threatens to derail progress on ending AIDS.

Published
16 July 2014
From
Key Correspondents
Russia's HIV Epidemic Starts In Its Prisons

Russia is home to the world's most explosive HIV epidemic, with an estimated 1.2 million infections accounting for 55 percent of the total number in Europe.

Published
15 July 2014
From
The Moscow Times
WHO: People most at risk of HIV are not getting the health services they need

Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups – men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – threatens global progress on the HIV response, warns WHO.

Published
11 July 2014
From
WHO press release
Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations

In this new consolidated guidelines document on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations, the World Health Organization brings together all existing guidance relevant to five key populations – men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, people in prisons and other closed settings, sex workers and transgender people – and updates selected guidance and recommendations.

Published
11 July 2014
From
World Health Organization
Researchers relate arrests with HIV risk environment

Practices used in policing injection drug users in Russia might contribute to HIV transmission and overdose mortality, according to a study. The research sought to discover the effect police arrests had on the health outcomes of a cohort of HIV-positive people with lifetime of injection drug use.

Published
10 July 2014
From
Science Daily
HIV, Hep C Advocates Urge Congress to Lift Syringe Funding Ban

On National HIV Testing Day, June 27, more than 140 harm-reduction advocates put out a letter that calls on Congress to end the federal funding ban on syringe service programs.

Published
02 July 2014
From
Poz magazine news
'Robust' evidence of HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs in the Middle East and North Africa

There is “robust” evidence of HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs (PWID) in multiple countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), according to a

Published
30 June 2014
By
Michael Carter
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