DCR involvement in HCV prevention and treatment is crucial. So what is their response and where are the needs?
Uniting, Sydney and INDCR/Correlation Network published new report.
The report - based on an online survey under DCRs/SIFs worldwide - describes the range of services currently offered, the existing approaches to HCV awareness, prevention and treatment and what the needs are to improve and extend services.
The Sydney based Uniting Medically Supervised Injection Centre prepared an exhaustive, easy to read overview of scientific & grey literature that would facilitate scholars and advocates working in this area:
Overview of International Literature – Supervised Injecting Facilities & Drug Consumption Rooms (Issue 1: Aug 2017)
The document includes evidence of SIF/DCR effectiveness in regard of attracting high risk drug users, managing overdose and decrease overdose-related mortality, enhancing safe injecting practice, decreasing public drug use and improve public amenity and more.