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

  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},
  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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