The Effectiveness of Syringe Exchange as an HIV Prevention Strategy

For this partners' forum, the Global Health Council will bring together experts working on or knowledgeable about HIV prevention through syringe exchange. We will hear both from advocates for syringe exchange and from those who oppose it. This forum will examine evidence of the impact of these programs on HIV transmission and drug use. We will additionally examine the barriers to implementing and scaling up this prevention approach, especially in US programs overseas. Speakers Include: * Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health * Mathea Falco, President, Drug Strategies * Monica Ruiz, Ph.D., MPH, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research Moderator: Maurice Middleberg, Vice President, Global Health Council Dec. 7, 2006 12:30 - 2pm Global Health Council 1111 19th Street, NW, Suite 1120 Washington, D.C.
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Thu, 12/07/2006 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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United States
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