Confronting the AIDS epidemic among i.v. drug users: does ethnic culture matter?

@article{Singer1991ConfrontingTA,
  title={Confronting the AIDS epidemic among i.v. drug users: does ethnic culture matter?},
  author={Merrill C Singer},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={1991},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={258-83}
}
The AIDS education and prevention literature contains numerous calls for the development of culturally relevant efforts to reach members of ethnic minority populations. In the AIDS literature on IV drug users (IVDUs), however, this issue finds less emphasis despite the disproportionate rate of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in minority IVDUs. The reason appears to be the sense in the drug field that the primary culture of the IVDU is drug culture rather than ethnic culture. This… CONTINUE READING

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