needle exchange program

The good news is that for decades, both injection drug users and doctors have been advocating for harm reduction, a rational and proven way to reduce infections. The idea is simple: lower the risks associated with using drugs.
Florida, due to its lack of action on the matter, has 30 years of data and success rates around the country and around the world to verify that Needle-exchange programs work as they take yet another year to make a decision to start one.
The quality of the Belarus' HIV/AIDS and TB programs is excellent and follows a balanced strategy of prevention and treatment based on international standards.
Needle exchange programs are also a way to help draw people into social service programs that may eventually help them quit
The AIDS epidemic in America is still far too real. And the risk factors have taken on a new face: race and poverty.
One way New York State is considering streamlining its Medicaid costs is by expanding needle-exchange centers to help drug users prevent getting HIV and hepatitis C. But that may take federal funds, and Congress reinstated a ban on such funds last year.
2012-08-27-scblog.pngLast year, President Obama recognized the progress against the HIV epidemic, but it was dealt a serious blow in January, when Congress reinstated a ban on federal funding of syringe exchange programs.
Congressional meddling with local D.C. laws must end because it's just another form of corruption. Yet, as long as D.C.'s elected officials continue to embarrass the city with ethics scandals, we'll have trouble convincing the country.
How ironic, the basic tenets of U.S. citizenship so freely given throughout the nation remain elusive in the lives of those who live within the confines of the capital city.
BOULDER, Colo. -- After 22 years of exchanging needles, the process is now legal in Boulder County. Boulder County's Board
To deny injecting-drug-users access to needle exchange programs is to fail to act to save human lives, to fail to acknowledge the dignity of every human life, and to fail to respond in solidarity to those who are marginalized.
There was quite a lot of reference this year, both covert and overt, to last year's 52nd CND debacle. As you may recall (and
Obama is not committed enough to drug policy reform to incur the symbolism taking any steps towards liberalization would send.
This really came out of nowhere. Yesterday, we had AIDS activists quite literally close down the US Capitol Rotunda to protest
The Times mentions in passing today in its story on Clinton's new HIV/AIDS proposals that Hillary "also backs federal financing