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New global report launched by the International AIDS Society recommends a new paradigm for treating injecting drug users: 'Seek, test, treat and retain'
Date:7/22/2010

fficking have been counterproductive and resulted in increased incarceration rates of people who use drugs and social exclusion and led to numerous deaths from overdoses and HIV and TB infections."

The report argues that it is now recognized that a punitive approach leads to the creation of incubators for HIV, HCV and TB in prisons.

"We've been witness this week in Vienna to what is an all too familiar story: the unacceptable criminalisation and stigmatisation of a group of people, in this case, people who inject drugs," said Montaner. "As a result of repressive drug policies and frankly, appalling public health policy in many parts of Eastern Europe, people who inject drugs are now shouldering the burden of an HIV epidemic that shows all the signs of moving into the wider community.

"On the other hand we've also heard success stories in the region that give hope to scientists, researchers and policy makers who are committed to addressing HIV and injecting drug use based on sound scientific empiric evidence along the lines suggested in the report we have released today," concluded Montaner.

The report's recommendations include:

  • Interventions for scaling up in regions/countries with high or increasing prevalence;
  • Match scale-up strategies to epidemiologic need;
  • Assess the impact of current interventions;
  • Promote effective treatment that combines counselling, pharmacotherapy, and wraparound services e.g. mobile units;
  • Integrate HIV prevention measures into all substance abuse treatment, including information on access to condoms, needle exchange, etc.;
  • Treat comorbid infections and conditions such as Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis;
  • That every client in substance abuse treatment has access to primary care;
  • Train general health care providers in substance abuse recognition and SBIRT;
  • Test models for scale-up;
  • Undertake the cost-effectiveness analysis of scale-up in vari
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Contact: Michael Kessler
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43-699-172-85633
International AIDS Society
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