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Critic blames lack of drug choice for dropout rate from B.C.'s opioid substitution programs
Record numbers of people who use opioids entered drug substitution programs in B.C. last year, but only one third stick with treatment for 12 months, according to a report issued by the provincial health officer.
In the Bronx, heroin woes never went away
If the South Bronx were a state it would have the second-highest rate of drug overdose deaths — 34 per 100,000 people — in the country, after West Virginia.
IDHDP Director, Prof Carl Hart saying it as it is about drugs
Dr Carl Hart talks about how we create drug relate hysteria rather than give good information.
Publications
Surge in Glasgow HIV infection rate largest in 30 years New figures show that the number of injecting drug users in the city diagnosed with the virus has risen by 600 per cent in the past year.
Global hepatitis report, 2017 This report describes, for the first time, the global and regional estimates on viral hepatitis in 2015, setting the baseline for tracking progress in implementing the new global strategy.
From hepatitis C researcher to peer: an academic and personal perspective Written by Magdalena Harris. She draws on her journey as a person living with hepatitis C and as researcher - and how she has experienced and worked to bridge the researcher-peer divide in her own practice.