Accelerating harm reduction interventions to confront the HIV epidemic in the Western Pacific and Asia: the role of WHO (WPRO)

@article{Mesquita2008AcceleratingHR,
  title={Accelerating harm reduction interventions to confront the HIV epidemic in the Western Pacific and Asia: the role of WHO (WPRO)},
  author={F{\'a}bio Caldas de Mesquita and David Jacka and Dominique Ricard and Graham Shaw and Han Tieru and Hu Yifei and Katharine E Poundstone and Madeline Salva and Masami Fujita and Nirmal Singh},
  journal={Harm Reduction Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={26 - 26}
}
The epidemic of HIV/AIDS linked to injecting drug usage is one of the most explosive in recent years. After a historical epicentre in Europe, South and North America, at present it is clearly the main cause of dissemination of the epidemic in Eastern Europe and some key Asian countries. Recently, 10 African countries reported the spread of HIV through people who inject drugs (PWID), breaking one of the final geographical barriers to the globalization of the epidemic of HIV among and from PWID… CONTINUE READING
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