Best Practice Recommendations for Canadian Harm Reduction Programs that Provide Service to People Who Use Drugs and are at Risk for HIV, HCV, and Other Harms: Part 2
Source: Working Group on Best Practice for Harm Reduction Programs in Canada: Strike C, Watson TM, Gohil H, Miskovic M, Robinson S, Arkell C, Challacombe L, Amlani A, Buxton J, Demel G, Gutiérrez N, Heywood D, Hopkins S, Lampkin H, Leonard L, Lockie L, Millson P, Nielsen D, Petersen D, Young S, Zurba N.
January 1, 2015
Drug use practices that can lead to transmission of HIV, HCV, and other infections are pressing issues affecting communities throughout Canada. To stay current with emerging evidence and ensure that people have access to high-quality services that help prevent HIV and HCV transmission, best practice recommendations must undergo review and update. A Canada-wide team of researchers, service providers, policy makers and people with lived experience have developed, through extensive literature review and synthesis, an updated and comprehensive set of best practice recommendations.