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Is Moldova Leading the World on Harm Reduction in Prisons?

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Recently in Moldova visiting government officials, I was invited to visit the prison 15 in Cricovia which houses some 550 inmates. A 30 minute ride ...

Santa Distributing Clean Needles, Female Condoms in the Bronx

Robert Cordero | Posted 12.17.2012 | New York
Robert Cordero

One way New York State is considering streamlining its Medicaid costs is by expanding needle-exchange centers to help drug users prevent getting HIV and hepatitis C. But that may take federal funds, and Congress reinstated a ban on such funds last year.

Living and Dying With And Without Harm Reduction

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

A new Vancouver-based program, called Insite, has substantial benefits in terms of reduction in HIV infection and increased follow-up medical treatment of addicts.

HIV Vaccine: No Silver Bullet Yet

Dr. Peter Klatsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Klatsky

Multiple news agencies reported that a trial vaccine reduced the risk of HIV infection by 30 percent. While I am encouraged by the results, we have yet to find a silver bullet.