Preventing HIV transmission among Iranian prisoners: Initial support for providing education on the benefits of harm reduction practices

@article{Eshrati2008PreventingHT,
  title={Preventing HIV transmission among Iranian prisoners: Initial support for providing education on the benefits of harm reduction practices},
  author={Babak Eshrati and Rahim Taghizadeh Asl and Colleen Anne Dell and Parviz Afshar and Peggy Margaret E Millson and Mohammad Hashim Kamali and John Weekes},
  journal={Harm Reduction Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={21 - 21}
}
BACKGROUND Harm reduction is a health-centred approach that seeks to reduce the health and social harms associated with high-risk behaviors, such as illicit drug use. The objective of this study is to determine the association between the beliefs of a group of adult, male prisoners in Iran about the transmission of HIV and their high-risk practices while in prison. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2004. The study population was a random selection of 100 men incarcerated at… CONTINUE READING
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