Effectiveness of sterile needle and syringe programmes

@inproceedings{Wodak2005EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of sterile needle and syringe programmes},
  author={Alex A. Wodak and Annie Cooney},
  year={2005}
}
This is the first comprehensive international review of the evidence for needle syringe programmes. The major, and now overwhelmingly strong, finding is that needle syringe programmes reduce HIV transmission effectively, safely and cost effectively. The size of the benefit is substantial. There is compelling evidence that needle syringe programmes reduce HIV incidence and HIV prevalence by reducing HIV risk behaviour. The Bradford Hill criteria, generally regarded as the most robust method of… CONTINUE READING
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