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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2016) Drug-related infectious diseases in Europe: update from the EMCDDA expert network. Lisbon: Publications Office of the European Union.

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This report provides an update on infectious diseases related to injecting drug use in Europe. It covers both the EMCDDA Drug-related infectious diseases indicator, which collects data on the situation, and the responses in the area. The report is based on the indicator’s annual expert meeting, held in Lisbon in June 2016, which brought together national experts from the 28 EU Member States, Norway and Turkey.

Table of contents
  • Introduction and objective of this report
  • Overview of the current situation: prevalence and trends in injecting, HIV and HCV infections
  • Tailoring infectious disease prevention measures to the needs of vulnerable groups
  • HCV treatment and continuum of care
  • Drug-related infectious disease news and updates
  • References and further reading
  • Acknowledgements
  • Resources
  • Appendixes 
Date:November 2016
Pages:24 p.
Publisher:Publications Office of the European Union
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Lisbon
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Problem substance use
G Health and disease > Etiology > Disease transmission factor
G Health and disease > Pathologic process > Inflammation or infection
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > HIV
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Hepatitis C
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control
VA Geographic area > Europe

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