Optimal placement of syringe-exchange programs

  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},
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