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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

Zero Discrimination! December 1st is World AIDS Day. The 2013 theme is Zero Discrimination. Worldwide, one-third of all new HIV infections outside of sub-Saharan Africa have been attributed to injecting drug use. There are around 3 million people who inject drugs living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, but this number could be as high as 6 million. […]

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Policy Statement National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2007

The HIV/AIDS crisis among African Americans demands increased commitment, innovative strategies, and coordinated action by government, community-based organizations, civic and religious groups, and the African American community.  African Americans make up nearly half of all AIDS cases in the United States, and over half of new HIV diagnoses.  The majority of women and infants living […]

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After Party Video Series

After Party Video Series

After Party is a smart and sexy music video-style HIV prevention campaign created to address the link between alcohol & drug use and unsafe sex. The After Party campaign is specifically directed towards young adults, including African Americans, Latinos, and men who have sex with men of all races/ethnicities. There are four videos in the […]

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The Forgotten Population

The Forgotten Population

This project highlights the lack of HIV prevention efforts for heterosexual Black/African American men- “The Forgotten Population” in this epidemic. Behavioral interventions, government funding, social services and media attention targeting HIV prevention among heterosexual Black/African American men do not reflect their representation in the epidemic. 45% of new HIV infections (56,300 people annually) are among […]

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Quality Health Care is Your Right!

Quality Health Care is Your Right!

Quality Health Care is Your Right! is an educational booklet for drug users that promotes productive and healthy relationships with health care and health care providers. The booklet, which is a companion to our new training curriculum Improving Health Care with Drug Users, offers concrete tips and tools for navigating health care interactions, including topics […]

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Single-Use Syringes

Single-Use Syringes

Fact Sheet This fact sheet addresses some of the common concerns related to “single-use” syringes, incorporating feedback from the harm reduction community as to why they should never be the only option available at syringe access programs. Read below and download the pdf. Open publication

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Cost-Effectiveness of Syringe Access Programs

Cost-Effectiveness of Syringe Access Programs

Fact Sheet This fact sheet explains ways in which syringe access programs are an essential strategy to prevent hepatitis C and HIV infection, and lower health care costs. Read the fact sheet below and download the pdf. Open publication

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Syringe Exchange Programs and HIV Prevention in New York City

Syringe Exchange Programs and HIV Prevention in New York City

Fact Sheet This fact sheet outlines the positive impact that syringe access programs have had on HIV prevention in New York City. Read the fact sheet below and download the pdf. Open publication

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