harm reduction

HIV in Pakistan: Preventing a future epidemic in most-at-risk groups

A research brief from the Programme for Research and Capacity Building in Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV in Developing Countries. This brief accompanies a special issue of Sexually Transmitted Infections.

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Confronting the HIV challenge in Pakistan: Urgent need for health services in most-at-risk communities

A policy brief from the Programme for Research and Capacity Building in Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV in Developing Countries.

This brief accompanies a special issue of Sexually Transmitted Infections and argues that a more cohesive approach to national STI control is needed in Pakistan through the following interventions:

Sex-work harm reduction

An article by Rekart M L in the Lancet (British edition) 366(9503): 2123-2134. Rekart identifies a mix of successful interventions for sex workers including education, empowerment, occupational health and safety, decriminalisation, human-rights-based approaches, peer education, training in condom skills, safety tips for street-based sex workers, male and female condoms, the [HIV] prevention-care synergy, occupational health and safety guidelines for brothels, self-help organisations, and community-based child protection networks.

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