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Cox, Gemma and Robinson, Janet (2008) Needle exchange provision in Ireland: The context, current levels of service provision and recommendations. A joint report by the National Drugs Strategy Team and the National Advisory Committee on Drugs. National Advisory Committee on Drugs, Dublin.

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This document emerged out of concerns from the Voluntary Drug Sector about the need for additional needle exchange services to match the increases in injecting drug use nationally. A working group was established to review the current position in relation to needle exchange provision in Ireland and assess how the relevant National Drug Strategy recommendations should be progressed as we enter the last year of the National Drug Strategy.


Date:18 December 2008
Call No:JH10.6.4, VH4.2
Pages:48 p.
Publisher:National Advisory Committee on Drugs
Place of Publication:Dublin
Notes:Includes bibliographic references
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Accession Number:HRB 4374 (Available)
Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health-related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > HIV prevention
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Hepatitis B
T Demographic Characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Hepatitis C
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health-related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > Needle distribution and exchange
M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > Programme planning, implementation, and evaluation > Programme planning (strategy)
M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > Programme planning, implementation, and evaluation

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