Needle syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugs

@inproceedings{Platt2017NeedleSP,
  title={Needle syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugs},
  author={Lucy Platt and Silvia Minozzi and Jennifer R. Reed and Peter Vickerman and Holly Hagan and Clare E. French and Ashly Jordan and Louisa Degenhardt and Vivian D. Hope and Sharon R Hutchinson and Lisa Maher and Norah E Palmateer and Avril Taylor and Julie Bruneau and Matthew Hickman},
  booktitle={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Needle syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugsNeedle syringe programmes (NSP) and opioid substitution therapy (OST) are the primary interventions to reduce hepatitis C (HCV) transmission in people who inject drugs. There is good evidence for the effectiveness of NSP and OST in reducing injecting risk behaviour and increasing evidence for the effectiveness of OST and NSP in reducing HIV acquisition risk, but… CONTINUE READING
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