Infographic: Romania’s second plague - Tuberculosis
A reduction in funding support for needle and syringe exchange programs, together with a major increase in the use of new psychoactive substances in Romania, has resulted in a massive increase in HIV and tuberculosis cases among people who inject drugs.17 Nov 2014
Check out the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) new infographic on Romania, where the poor health services provided for injecting drug users lead to increased shared needle use driven by new psychoactive substances. All of this has caused a surge in new HIV cases, and the revival of tuberculosis among people who use drugs.
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