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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: ABRIGADO (low threshold admission centre for drug addicts)
Summary: ABRIGADO aims to help marginalised drug users to cope with diffcult life situations and at reducing harm related to problem drug use. ABRIGADO runs 3 different services: day care, a drug consumption room with a capacity of 7 injection tables and a night shelter with 42 beds. Since February 2012 ABRIGADO also offers a blowroom with a capacity of 3 tables. >>
harm reduction process evaluation low threshold service, needle/syringe provision adults Luxembourg 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Vaccination project Hepatitis B of the Social Medicine Counselling Centre Ganslwirt
Summary: The Social Medicine Counselling Centre Ganslwirt offers in the frame of regular low threshold ambulance a vaccination against hepatitis A and B for iv-drug users. In the context of information, counselling and care activities of the social workers as well as brochures and posters a vaccination which follows the scheme 0-1-6 is administered. >>
harm reduction evaluation of intervention planning, outcome evaluation low threshold service general population, adults Austria 1

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