Changes in HIV Incidence among People Who Inject Drugs in Taiwan following Introduction of a Harm Reduction Program: A Study of Two Cohorts

@inproceedings{Huang2014ChangesIH,
  title={Changes in HIV Incidence among People Who Inject Drugs in Taiwan following Introduction of a Harm Reduction Program: A Study of Two Cohorts},
  author={Yen-Fang Huang and J. R. Yang and Kenrad Edwin Nelson and Hsu-Sung Kuo and Chin-Yin Lew-Ting and Chin-Hui Yang and Chang-Hsun Chen and Feng-Yee Chang and Hui-Rong Liu},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Harm reduction strategies for combating HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs (PWID) have been implemented in several countries. However, large-scale studies using sensitive measurements of HIV incidence and intervention exposures in defined cohorts are rare. The aim of this study was to determine the association between harm reduction programs and HIV incidence among PWID. METHODS AND FINDINGS The study included two populations. For 3,851 PWID who entered prison between 2004… CONTINUE READING
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