Journal article

HIV prevention, treatment, and care services for people who inject drugs: a systematic review of global, regional, and national coverage

Bradley M Mathers, Louisa Degenhardt, Hammad Ali, Lucas Wiessing, Matthew Hickman, Richard P Mattick, Bronwyn Myers, Atul Ambekar, Steffanie A Strathdee

The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2010


Awarded by Economic and Social Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The Secretariat of the Reference Group to the UN on HIV and Injecting Drug Use is funded by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. The Australian National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, provided some funding towards the costs of this systematic review. Louisa Degenhardt is supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellowship. This research was undertaken in consultation with, and with the consensus sign-off of, the 2009 members of the Reference Group to the UN on HIV and Injecting Drug Use and under the guidance of the Secretariat of the Reference Group. The following Reference Group members provided editorial comment on the manuscript: Tasnim Azim, Francisco I Bastos, Mauro Guarinieri, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch, Jane C Maxwell, Pratima Murthy, Gerry Stimson, Abdalla Toufik, Mark Tyndall, and Tomas Zabransky. Linda Sigmundsdottir and Samantha Chivers provided assistance with searches of the grey literature. Muhammad Umer Rana, Christina Briegleb, Lisa Robins, and Jim Lemon provided input into data extraction and review. Anton Perkins provided technical support in developing the database and program to generate country reports. Chiara Bucello provided assistance with preparation of maps used in this report. Additionally, assistance in sourcing and verifying data was provided by over 250 individuals from various government, non-government, and research organisations around the world. These individuals are listed in webappendix pp 74-77