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Title The global HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs / Arin Dutta [and others]
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 115 pages)
Series Directions in development. Human development
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Human development.
Contents Methodology -- Ukraine case study -- Pakistan case study -- Thailand case study -- Kenya case study -- Policy perspectives
Summary People who inject drugs (PWID) are at higher risk for acquiring HIV infection than the general population in many countries. Injecting drug use is present in 148 countries including a wide array of low and middle income countries where HIV incidence is growing in recent years - even as it declines elsewhere. This study was undertaken as the third of a series of three economic analyses examining the global epidemics of HIV/AIDS in vulnerable populations. Informed by a critical review of epidemiological evidence and the most recent analyses of intervention efficacy, this work modeled the costs a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed Feb. 18, 2013)
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Epidemiology.
AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention.
HIV infections -- Prevention -- Statistics.
Intravenous drug abusers -- Health and hygiene -- Statistics.
Global Health.
HIV Infections -- epidemiology.
HIV Infections -- prevention & control.
Substance Abuse, Intravenous -- epidemiology.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author Dutta, Arindam, 1976-
World Bank.
LC no. 2012042981
ISBN 082139777X (electronic bk.)
9780821397770 (electronic bk.)