Evaluation of syringe-exchange for HIV prevention among injecting drug users in rural and urban areas of Wales.

@article{Keene1993EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of syringe-exchange for HIV prevention among injecting drug users in rural and urban areas of Wales.},
  author={Janet Keene and Gerry V. Stimson and Susan J. Jones and Nina Parry-Langdon},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={1993},
  volume={88 8},
  pages={1063-70}
}
This paper considers the prevention of HIV in rural and urban areas among both opiate and non-opiate drug injectors. A 2-year study evaluated specialist and community based syringe-exchange provision in Wales. Numbers of clients and patterns of attendance at eight syringe-exchange schemes were monitored together with comparative cross-sectional studies of attenders (n = 152) and non-attenders (n = 176) from the population of drug injectors in 1990 and 1991. A total of 1171 clients made 7553… CONTINUE READING