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Risks and challenges of people who inject drugs, earn income through sex work recognized, but seldom addressed in adequate, joined responses

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Recognized as “key” and “most at risk,” populations to reach in responses to HIV globally, people who inject drugs and people who earn income through sex work face double the risks and double the barriers to support, protection and health services when their categories overlap. Their risks and challenges triple if they also are sexual […]

Hepatitis resolution passed by 67th World Health Assembly includes calls for increased access to new medicine, syringe exchange

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Committing the World Health Organization and member states of the United Nations to efforts to combat to hepatitis worldwide, the 67th World Health Assembly today passed a Hepatitis Resolution that includes calls to use legal flexibilities to lower prices of new effective medicines, and accelerate harm reduction programs for people who inject drugs. The resolution […]