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"Maintaining HIV and HCV prevention and care for people who inject drugs despite COVID-19 in Hai Phong, Vietnam".

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2022 Dec; Vol. 110, pp. 103870. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 21.

Abstract: Background: After the emergence of COVID-19, a one-month strict lockdown was imposed in April 2020 in Vietnam, followed by lighter social distancing restrictions over the year. We investigated whether those measures affected people who inject drugs (PW...

Factors associated with self-reported avoidance of harm reduction services during the COVID-19 pandemic by people who use drugs in five cities in the United States and Canada.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Drug and alcohol dependence [Drug Alcohol Depend] 2022 Dec 01; Vol. 241, pp. 109544. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 24.

Abstract: Background: This study examines individual-level factors associated with avoiding two important health services for people who use drugs-medications for treatment of opioid use disorder and syringe service programs-during the first year of the COVID-19...

Accessing needle exchange services in disasters for remote areas of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Harm reduction journal [Harm Reduct J] 2022 Dec 22; Vol. 19 (1), pp. 145. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 22.

Abstract: Background: Needle Exchange Programme (NEP) mobile outreach services in Aotearoa New Zealand distribute injecting equipment to people who inject drugs (PWID) living in remote regions. In disasters, continued access to such services is imperative for th...

Health worker perceptions of the impact of COVID-19 on harm reduction services for people who inject drugs.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health & social care in the community [Health Soc Care Community] 2022 Nov; Vol. 30 (6), pp. 2320-2329. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 16.

Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected entire systems of health service provision globally, including health service closure, redeployment of staff and resources and implementation of infection prevention protocols. Harm reduction facilities face particula...

HIV Exposure Prophylaxis Delivery in a Low-barrier Substance Use Disorder Bridge Clinic during a Local HIV Outbreak at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of addiction medicine [J Addict Med] 2022 Nov-Dec 01; Vol. 16 (6), pp. 678-683.

Abstract: Objectives: People who inject drugs (PWID) may experience high human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk and inadequate access to biomedical HIV prevention. Emerging data support integrating HIV post-exposure and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PEP, PrEP) into...

Occupational roles and risks of community-embedded peer educators providing HIV, hepatitis C and harm reduction services to persons who inject drugs in Nairobi, Kenya.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Dec 01; Vol. 17 (12), pp. e0278210. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 01 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Background: In Kenya, harm reduction organizations have adopted evidence-based peer educator (PE) programs, where former people who inject drugs (PWID) serve as community health liaisons to engage PWID in HIV, HCV and harm reduction services. While PEs...

Application of machine learning algorithms for localized syringe services program policy implementation - Florida, 2017.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Annals of medicine [Ann Med] 2022 Dec; Vol. 54 (1), pp. 2137-2150.

Abstract: Background: People who inject drugs (PWID) are at an amplified vulnerability for experiencing a multitude of harms related to their substance use, including viral (e.g. HIV, Hepatitis C) and bacterial infections (e.g. endocarditis). Implementation of e...

Impact of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on hepatitis C testing in Australian primary care services providing care for people who inject drugs.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of viral hepatitis [J Viral Hepat] 2022 Oct; Vol. 29 (10), pp. 908-918. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 05.

Abstract: In 2020, the Australian state of Victoria experienced the longest COVID-19 lockdowns of any jurisdiction, with two lockdowns starting in March and July, respectively. Lockdowns may impact progress towards eliminating hepatitis C through reductions in h...

HCV serostatus and injection sharing practices among those who obtain syringes from pharmacies and directly and indirectly from syringe services programs in rural New England.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Addiction science & clinical practice [Addict Sci Clin Pract] 2023 Jan 03; Vol. 18 (1), pp. 2. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 03.

Abstract: Background: Among people who inject drugs (PWID), obtaining syringes via syringe services programs (SSPs) and pharmacies reduces injection sharing practices associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Whether indirect use of SSPs via secondary exchange co...

Factors Associated with Exchange Sex Among Cisgender Persons Who Inject Drugs: Women and MSM-23 U.S. Cities, 2018.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): AIDS and behavior [AIDS Behav] 2023 Jan; Vol. 27 (1), pp. 51-64. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 25.

Abstract: Persons who inject drugs (PWID) and exchange sex face disproportionate HIV rates. We assessed prevalence of exchange sex (receiving money/drugs for sex from ≥ 1 male partner(s) during the past year) among cisgender PWID, separately for women and men wi...

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