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Displaying results 1–10 of 48 where Type of intervention is Prevention of infectious diseases (e.g Needle Syringe Programmes)

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Project description Intervention type Evaluation type Setting Target group Country Quality level
Title: 7 years of the Syringe-Exchange Programme at the Pamplona Prison (Spain)
Summary: Implementation of a pilot programme in a penitentiary to reduce risks through the personalized exchange of syringes, similar to the scheme in place for the population at large. In the 7 years it has been operational, it has proven that such measures are suitable, valid and effective in prison environments. >>
harm reduction evaluation of intervention planning, outcome evaluation, impact evaluation, process evaluation needle/syringe provision adults Spain 2
Title: Local Point of Reception and Information for Party Drug Users
Summary: The local point of reception, information and referral for party drug users aims to reduce the risks related to drug-use in this public. It aims to improve users' knowledge and tries to induce behaviour's changes on the related risks, by providing information on the content of the products and the risks related to that products. >>
harm reduction evaluation of intervention planning, process evaluation low threshold service adults Belgium 1
Title: Syringe exchange Flanders
Summary: Aims to reduce the spread of infectious diseases for injecting drug users by increasing the amount of available syringes and the prevention of other health risks by giving accurate prevention information. >>
harm reduction process evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults Belgium 1
Title: Teeside Needle Exchange Scheme
Summary: Aims to provide injecting drug users with clean injecting equipment, information on safe ways of injecting, in order to minimize risk of infections. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation needle/syringe provision adults United Kingdom 1
Title: Merchant's Quay Health Promotion Unit
Summary: This service aims to provide support and promote health care to intravenous drug users by providing a low threshold service, needle exchange and general health care. Evaluation shows that the service is successful in attracting hard to reach groups such as female drug users, young drug users and new intravenous drug users. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults, children/young people Ireland 1
Title: Syringe Exchange Programme
Summary: Combines different strategies aimed at reducing personal and social risks of intravenous and/or smoked drug users, both in respect to injection habits and to safe sex. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation needle/syringe provision adults Spain 1
Title: Snow Ball. Peer Group Programme Among Drug Users
Summary: The purpose of the project is to improve the information about health and risk behaviours that reaches drug users groups by means of training a drug-using peer group. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation adults, children/young people Spain 1
Title: Peer Prevention Of AIDS And Infectious Diseases Among North African Drug Users In Rotterdam
Summary: This project tries to get in touch with this hard-to-reach target group through peers in order to inform them about the risks of injecting drug use. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation adults Netherlands 1
Title: Waiting List Programme
Summary: A methadone maintenance programme. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults Spain 1
Title: Direct Aid and Support Unit of OKANA
Summary: The overall aim of the programme is harm reduction from psychoactive substance use on two levels; at an individual level and at a social level. In addition, the programme aims at reducing the exclusion of drug users from Health Care Services. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, process evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults, children/young people Greece 1

Displaying results 1–10 of 48 where Type of intervention is Prevention of infectious diseases (e.g Needle Syringe Programmes)

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