Effectiveness of harm reduction programmes for injecting drug users in Dhaka city

@article{Azim2005EffectivenessOH,
  title={Effectiveness of harm reduction programmes for injecting drug users in Dhaka city},
  author={Tasnim Azim and Najmul Hussein and Robert Kelly},
  journal={Harm Reduction Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={22 - 22}
}
This paper provides a brief overview of the harm reduction programme for injecting drug users (IDU) of CARE, Bangladesh in Dhaka city and uses data from surveillance and a focussed research study on a cohort of IDU, to evaluate the programme. The harm reduction programme in Dhaka is run by CARE, Bangladesh and includes needle/syringe exchange, awareness raising on HIV/STI, abscess management, condom distribution and advocacy with different groups of people. The needle/syringe exchange programme… CONTINUE READING

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