Risks and reasons: HIV and intravenous drug user issues ...

Australia, 1990

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Designed to provide health professionals with information regarding the potential risks of HIV transmission via intravenous drug use and outline the Health Department Victoria’s response to the public health threat. Presents the rationale underpinning the IVDU/HIV Prevention and Management Strategy through interviews with experts, user advocates pharmacists and needle exchange staff. Role plays the use of needle/syringe exchange programs addressing the implications occuring when staff do not advise clients correctly and others where users are given appropriate information and access to new equipment.

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Kestrel Films & Video (Australia)

Victoria. Dept. of Health. Health Promotion Unit

STD Unit of the Health Department Victoria



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