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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: 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: 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: 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: Waiting List Programme
Summary: A methadone maintenance programme. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation low threshold service, 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: 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
Title: Feasibility Study: Vaccination for Hepatitis B In High-Risk Groups
Summary: The project aims to increases the coverage of a Hepatitis B immunisations among high-risk drug users. >>
harm reduction outcome evaluation, impact evaluation, process evaluation general population Netherlands 1
Title: Safetynet Methadone Pilot in Hostel for homeless heroin users
Summary: From December 2007 to May 2008, the Safetynet Service piloted a methadone programme in the Dublin Simon Emergency Hostel. The aim is to reduce heroin use and the high level of hospital admissions among homeless heroin using residents. During this six-month period, 14 residents were initiated onto the programme. At the end of the progreamme, 10 patients remained in treatment. The evaluation reported that among these 10, there was a marked reduction in drug use and improvements in health and social functioning. >>
treatment outcome evaluation outpatient adults Ireland 2
Title: Pilot of injection material exchange programme (IMEP) in Ivry-sur-Seine pharmacies circulating the new single-use and sterile filter, Sterifilt®, for HIV and HCV risk reduction
Summary: In 2003, the APOTHICOM association launched an experimental Injection Material Exchange Programme (IMEP) with the help of Ivry-sur-Seine district (in the Paris region). The aim is to reduce the injection material re-using and sharing, by collecting used material, but above all by delivering free specific Steribox® - i.e. clean injection kits, including Sterifilt® - thanks to a local network constituted by pharmacies. >>
harm reduction process evaluation needle/syringe provision adults France 1

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