HIV/AIDS

Effectiveness of drug dependence treatment in preventing HIV among injecting drug users

Evidence for action technical paper and policy brief


15 March 2005

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This publication, together with other Evidence for action technical papers, aims to make the evidence for the effectiveness of selected key interventions in Effectiveness of drug dependence treatment in preventing HIV among injecting drug users accessible to a policymaking and programming audience. The interventions reviewed range from providing information and sterile injection equipment to the impact of drug dependence treatment on HIV prevention. Each publication summarizes the published literature and discusses implications for programming with a particular focus on resource-limited settings.

Technical paper
Reduction of HIV transmission through drug dependence
Policy brief (2004)


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