British Medical Journal: HIV Shoots Up

Published: 
14 July 2010
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British Medical Journal
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British Medical Journal

Strict laws on the criminalisation of drug use and drug users are fuelling the spread of HIV and other serious harms associated with the criminal market and should be reviewed, say experts. In this video, epidemiologist Elizabeth Pisani; Transform Drug Policy Foundation's Senior Policy Analyst, Steve Rolles; Gerry Stimson, Executive Director of the International Harm Reduction Association; and Professor of Public Health Sociology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Tim Rhodes, describe which countries are leading the way in tackling HIV infection among injecting drug users.