Optimal placement of syringe-exchange programs

@article{Welton2004OptimalPO,
  title={Optimal placement of syringe-exchange programs},
  author={Ms. Amy Welton and Dr. Kurt Adelberger and Ken Patterson and D. J. Gilbert},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={81},
  pages={268-277}
}
Syringe-exchange programs (SEPs) will likely play a major role in slowing the spread of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) among injecting drug users (IDUs), but the success of any single SEP will depend to a large extent on where it is located. We show how the optimal position for a new SEP can be chosen given accurate knowledge of where IDUs live… CONTINUE READING