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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization, Programme on Substance Abuse, No. 94.4: Substance Abuse Multi-City Study on Drug Injecting and Risk of HIV Infection a Report Prepared on Behalf of the World Health Organization International Collaborative Group

By Andrew Ball

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization, Programme on Substance Abuse, No. 94.4: Substance Abuse Multi-City Study on Drug Injecting and Risk of HIV Infection a Report Prepared on Behalf of the World Health Organization International Collaborative Group  
Author: Andrew Ball
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Ball, A. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization, Programme on Substance Abuse, No. 94.4. Retrieved from http://www.nationalpubliclibrary.com/


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Acknowledgements The authors of this report would like to express their thanks to researchers, collaborators, interviewees and hnders from all the cities participating in the study. We would also like to express thanks to the WHO Programme on Substance Abuse, Global Programme on AIDS, and the United Nations International Drug Control Programme, for financial support. Acknowledgements from each city are listed below. Athens We would like to thank all the drug users at the KETHEA therapeutic community, and all the prisoners who participated in the study. We would also like to thank the personnel of the aforementioned institutions, plus those of the Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology of Athens University Medical School, the personnel of the Department of Psychiatry, Eginition Hospital. Finally we want to express thanks to Dr N Angelopoulos, Dr N Tassopoulos, Mrs Litsa Vladhodmitropoulou and Mr John Arvanitis.

Table of Contents
Contents Acknowledgements 1 CHAPTERS 1 Executive Summary 3 2 Introduction: The International Problem of HIV Infection among Injecting Drug Users 7 3 Methodology 27 4 City Case Studies 35 5 Hn7 and Risk Behaviours 71 6 New Injectors and HIV Risk 109 7 The Structure of Stable Seroprevalence Epidemics among Injecting Drug Users 127 8 Conclusions and Recommendations 137 APPENDICES 1 Publications Eventuating from the Study (by City) 143 2 Contributors and Collaborating Agencies 169 3 Drug Injecting and Risk of HIV Infection Questionnaire 173 4 Environmental Questionnaire 203 5 Data Tables 209

 

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