At risk populations

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Because Tanzania is one of the major transit hubs for heroin trafficked from Central Asia, drug use has spread in the country and with it the transmission of AIDS and hepatitis. There are over 300,000 people who use drugs in Tanzania, of whom one in 10 inject drugs. In the absence of adequate...
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Lack of prevention and treatment for people who use drugs Since the early 2010s, Kenya has become a prime transit route for heroin trafficking. Drug use has spread through communities which are already fragile and is accompanied by transmission of AIDS and hepatitis. The country has over 130,000...
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Unsafe sexual behaviour among young people Ivory Coast records a maternal mortality rate of 614 deaths per 100,000 live births, of which 15% are due to complications following unsafe abortions. Only just over half of teenagers (55%) use any method contraception during their first experience of...
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...
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