Global epidemiology of injecting drug use and HIV among people who inject drugs: a systematic review
Bradley M Mathers, Louisa Degenhardt, Benjamin Phillips, Lucas Wiessing, Matthew Hickman, Steffanie A Strathdee, Alex Wodak, Samiran Panda, Mark Tyndall, Abdalla Toufik, Richard P Mattick
The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2008
Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
This study was done as part of the work of the 2007 Reference Group to the UN on HIV and Injecting Drug Use, an independent group of international experts established to provide technical advice to the co-sponsors of the UN Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS on effective approaches to HIV prevention and care among people who inject drugs The Secretariat for the Reference Group is funded by the UN Office oil Drugs arid Crime (UNODC). This work was also financially supported by Australian National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, which receives funding from the Australian Department of Health and Ageing. LD is the recipient of an Australian NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship. Eva Congreve, Anna Roberts, Amanda Roxburgh, and Jessica Singleton assisted with the literature search and the review of the collected material.