[Evaluation of a pilot study on needle and syringe exchange program among injecting drug users in a community in Guangdong, China].

@article{Lin2004EvaluationOA,
  title={[Evaluation of a pilot study on needle and syringe exchange program among injecting drug users in a community in Guangdong, China].},
  author={Peng Qiang Lin and Zi-Fan Fan and Fang Yang and Zunyou Wu and Ye Wang and Yong-ying Liu and Zhenzhen Ming and Wen-jie Li and Wei Luo and Xiaobing Fu and Xi Mai and Rui-heng Xu and Weiqiang Feng and Qun He},
  journal={Zhonghua yu fang yi xue za zhi [Chinese journal of preventive medicine]},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={
          305-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of needle and syringe exchange program among a community of injecting drug users (IDUs) on AIDS prevention. METHODS A quasi-experiment design was used in a controlled community intervention study. Needle and syringe exchange program was implemented for 10 months in IDUs of an intervention community, including peer education and health education, provision of free needles and syringes, and collecting back of used needles and syringes by… CONTINUE READING

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