© Olivier Papegnies
16.03.2018 |
09h00 to 09h45

Hepatitis C among People who use drugs

World Hepatitis Summit 2017 : Declaration of the Hepatitis Community.
Scène de rue, à Dar-Es-Salam, en Tanzanie © William Daniels

Because Tanzania is one of the major transit points for heroin trafficking from Central Asia, drug use has spread, and with it the transmission of AIDS and Hepatitis.

© Quentin Top

Kenya is one of the countries with the most injecting drug users.

The use of drugs developed very quickly in Georgia after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and now affects up to 1 % of the entire population, that is 45,000 people.