More are testing positive-but is everything negative? Russia and the HIV epidemic
Vol. 1: Politics and government. , Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2013
International Journal of Drug Policy 2010 Vol. 21 No. 3 P. 179-185
Added: October 20, 2014
Sociology of Health and Illness 2015 Vol. 37 No. 4 P. 626-641
Though prevalence of HIV and especially Hepatitis C is high among injection drug users (IDUs) in New York, about a third of those who have injected for 8 – 15 years have avoided infection by either virus despite their long-term drug use. Based on life history interviews with 35 long-term IDUs in New York, this ...
Added: October 14, 2014
“Until people start dying in droves, no actions will be taken”: perception and experience of HIV-preventive measures among people who inject drugs in northwestern Russia
Harm Reduction Journal 2017 P. 1-7
Background The HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Russia continues to spread. This exploratory study examines how HIV-prevention measures are perceived and experienced by PWID in the northwestern region of Russia. Methods Purposive sampling was used to obtain a variety of cases that could reflect possible differences in perception and experience of HIV-prevention efforts. We ...
Added: June 26, 2017