Economic evaluation of methadone maintenance treatment in HIV/AIDS control among injecting drug users in Dehong, China.

@article{Xing2012EconomicEO,
  title={Economic evaluation of methadone maintenance treatment in HIV/AIDS control among injecting drug users in Dehong, China.},
  author={Yan Xing and Jiang-ping Sun and Weihua Cao and Liming Lee and Haoyan Guo and Hui Li and Song Duan},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={756-62}
}
The purpose of this study was to analyze the cost and cost-effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program in Dehong prefecture, Yunnan province, China. The cost-effectiveness analysis used process data retrospectively collected from the MMT clinics in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, from July 2005 to December 2007, a 30-month period available at the time of the study. Alternative estimates of the number of HIV infections prevented were calculated using incidence rate from… CONTINUE READING

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