Hepatitis

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. The country has 300,000 drug users , of whom, half are concentrated in Dar es Salaam, the main city. Risky practices, such as needle...
© Quentin Top
Kenya is one of the countries with the most injecting drug users . Users are stigmatised by the population and by health professionals, they are marginalised, and often have no access to the care that they need. Without the necessary treatment, with no sterile equipment available and often unaware...
Drug use developed rapidly in Georgia after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and affected up to 53,000 people in 2019. In a context where people who use drugs , the institutional response is based solely on criminalisation rather than rehabilitation. In Georgia, 3% of people who inject...

Drug users, like sex workers, are stigmatised and penalised because of their practices.

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Sex workers are extremely vulnerable. They face social isolation and problems with housing, their administrative status and health insurance.

 
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