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Seek, test and treat continuum among a cohort of injecting drug users (IDUs) and their sexual partners in HIV prevention project in Kazakhstan

Assel Terlikbayeva; Nabila El-Bassel; Louisa Gilbert; Yelena Rozental; Saltanat Yegeubayeva; Leyla Ismailova; Maryam Leila Famouri

Title:
Seek, test and treat continuum among a cohort of injecting drug users (IDUs) and their sexual partners in HIV prevention project in Kazakhstan
Author(s):
Terlikbayeva, Assel
El-Bassel, Nabila
Gilbert, Louisa
Rozental, Yelena
Yegeubayeva, Saltanat
Ismailova, Leyla
Famouri, Maryam Leila
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Presentations
Department:
Global Health Research Center of Central Asia
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Notes:
Presented at the XIX International AIDS Conference, Washington, D.C., July 22-27, 2012.
Abstract:
Recent reviews of access to treatment and care among injecting drug users (IDUs) in low-income and middle-income countries revealed a disproportionately low coverage of IDUs by HIV testing, treatment, and care. Central Asia and Kazakhstan are experiencing one of the most rapidly progressing IDU-driven HIV epidemics in the world, and have a particularly low coverage of IDUs by HIV testing, treatment, and care programs.
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Public health
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Suggested Citation:
Assel Terlikbayeva, Nabila El-Bassel, Louisa Gilbert, Yelena Rozental, Saltanat Yegeubayeva, Leyla Ismailova, Maryam Leila Famouri, 2012, Seek, test and treat continuum among a cohort of injecting drug users (IDUs) and their sexual partners in HIV prevention project in Kazakhstan, Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:14231.

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