Injection drug use and HIV/AIDS in China: Review of current situation, prevention and policy implications

@article{Qian2006InjectionDU,
  title={Injection drug use and HIV/AIDS in China: Review of current situation, prevention and policy implications},
  author={Han-Zhu Qian and Joseph E. Schumacher and Huey T. Chen and Yu-hua Ruan},
  journal={Harm Reduction Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={4 - 4}
}
Illicit drug abuse and HIV/AIDS have increased rapidly in the past 10 to 20 years in China. This paper reviews drug abuse in China, the HIV/AIDS epidemic and its association with injection drug use (IDU), and Chinese policies on illicit drug abuse and prevention of HIV/AIDS based on published literature and unpublished official data. As a major drug trans-shipment country with source drugs from the "Golden Triangle" and "Gold Crescent" areas in Asia, China has also become an increasingly… CONTINUE READING
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