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CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.

Rosie Perez Narrates amfAR Syringe Exchange Films

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 30
amfAR has teamed up with actress Rosie Perez for a series of films that demonstrate the benefits of syringe exchange programs in reducing the spread of HIV.

Syringe Exchange Saves Lives, Says amfAR

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
In an effort to promote syringe exchange, amfAR will be bring leading government, research, law enforcement and policy experts to a briefing on Capitol Hill.

Portugal’s drug policy pays off; US eyes lessons

By Barry Hatton and Martha Mendoza | Dec 27
These days, Casal Ventoso is an ordinary blue-collar community - mothers push baby strollers, men smoke outside cafes, buses chug up and down the cobbled main street.

Congress Authorizes Funds for Needle Exchange

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 18
Congress has given the go-ahead for the release of federal dollars to fund needle exchange programs with the Dec. 13 Senate passage of an appropriations bill to which the funding legislation was attached.

GMHC touts success of New York needle exchange programs

By Scott Stiffler | Aug 18
As HIV/AIDS service providers continue to lobby federal lawmakers to fund syringe (or needle) exchange programs, a report the Gay Men’s Health Crisis released last Monday cited local initiatives it maintains directly curb infections.

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