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  1. The global state of harm reduction: towards an integrated response

    The Global State of Harm Reduction 2012 presents the major developments in harm reduction policy adoption and programme implementation that have occurred since 2010. …

  2. Women who inject drugs: a review of their risks, experiences and needs

    This report summarises the existing peer reviewed and grey literature describing evidence on the nature and degree of risks and experiences of women who inject drugs and women whose partners inject. In collecting this literature, a range of search strategies were used in tandem with expert consultations across the key themes. This report explores how women enter into drug use, how they use drugs, the relationships that shape and drive their drug use and their experiences in accessing services and treatment.

  3. Pasa la Voz (Spread the Word): Using Women's Social Networks for HIV Education and Testing

    Pasa la Voz (spread the word) is a methodology used to prevent HIV using respondent-driven sampling to reach hard to access women. An organization in Ciudad Juarez (Programa Companeros) initiated a one-to-one approach to reaching at-risk and hard to reach women in the area using promotoras (outreach workers) from September 2005 to January 2006. The implementation of Pasa la Voz came on its heels and had success in increasing the number of women agreeing to get tested for HIV (11.9% to 49.9%) and decreasing testing time from 22.70 hours to 3.68 hours per test.

  4. Female Drug Use in Pakistan: Mapping Estimates, Ethnographic Results and Behaviourial Assessment

    This study is a part of the operational research which includes mapping and size estimation of female drug users, which forms the first key step in developing targeted interventions for this highly vulnerable key population. The results of this mapping study will assist in understanding the drug using scenario among female populations, which will ultimately form a baseline for service provision, based on which service providing organizations will develop targeted interventions within a specific geographical setting. …

  5. Vulnerabilidade ao HIV entre mulheres usuárias de drogas injetáveis

    OBJETIVO: Analisar elementos da vulnerabilidade à infecção pelo HIV entre mulheres usuárias de drogas injetáveis. MÉTODOS: Foram realizadas 13 entrevistas semi-estruturadas com mulheres usuárias (ou ex-usuárias) de drogas injetáveis, moradoras da Zona Leste do município de São Paulo, no ano de 2002. O roteiro das entrevistas abordou quatro eixos temáticos: contexto socioeconômico e relações afetivas, uso de drogas, prevenção contra a infecção pelo HIV e cuidados com a saúde. As entrevistas foram analisadas por meio de análise de conteúdo. …

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