12 Myths About HIV/AIDS and People Who Use Drugs

12 Myths About HIV/AIDS and People Who Use Drugs

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This article appeared as part of a Lancet series that highlights the threat of a largely unpublicized, growing HIV epidemic among people who use drugs. The series tackles the myths surrounding HIV and people who use drugs.

The issues surrounding antiretroviral HIV treatment, opioid substitution therapy, and needle and syringe programs are covered in depth, as are the social issues around decriminalization of drug users and reducing intimidation, stigmatization, and imprisonment of drug users.

The article is available for download in English and Polish.