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Report on people who inject drugs in the South-East Asia Region

World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia

Report on people who inject drugs in the South-East Asia Region

by World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia

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Published by col. ill. in xii, 149 p .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-149).

The Physical Object
Pagination[New Delhi, India] :
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Open LibraryOL24858675M
ISBN 109789290223702
LC Control Number2011306038

the Asia-Pacific Network of Young Key Affected Population. The main author of this document was John Godwin. Justine Sass, Chief, HIV Prevention and Health Promotion Unit, and Asia-Pacific Regional HIV & AIDS Adviser, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, provided overall coordination support, and. With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

  Unaids asia-pacific-report 1. An estimated 3–4 million people living in Asia inject drugs. In three countries with expanding epidemics — Indonesia, Pakistan and the Philippines — injecting drug use has been a significant factor in the spread of HIV. Bangladesh Bhutan India Maldives Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka China Japan. At the end of , some million people were living with HIV (UNAIDS, ).An estimated million people were newly infected with HIV in (UNAIDS, ). While sub-Saharan Africa remains hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, major epidemics are also emerging in other parts of the world, mainly as a result of injecting drug use.

  UNITED NATIONS: India has the third-highest number of people living with HIV in the world with million Indians accounting for about four out of 10 people infected with the deadly virus in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a UN report. The report by UNAIDS, the United Nations programme on HIV/AIDS, said that 19 million of the 35 million people living . In , there were between and million adult opiate users in Asia alone with an estimated – million in East and South East Asia (UNODC, a, UNODC, b). Indonesia and Malaysia, two countries with large Muslim populations each reported an estimated , and , people who inject drugs (PWID), by:


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Report on people who inject drugs in the South-East Asia Region by World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia Download PDF EPUB FB2

HIV and young people who inject drugs: technical brief, A Report from the WHO Drug Injection Study Phase II. RAR-Review: an international review of rapid assessments conducted on drug use, The Practices and Context of Pharmacotherapy of Opioid Dependence in South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions, The South-East Asia region, with 11 member states, has an estimated million people living with HIV (PLHIV).

More than 99% of PLHIV live in five countries where HIV prevalence among the. In the WHO European Region, people who inject drugs are particularly at risk of being infected with HIV.

Concern is increasing in five central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan), where more than half of newly diagnosed HIV infections occur among such people.

This is the focus of the first meeting organized by. The diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in people who use and/or inject illicit drugs (PWUIDs) remains a barrier to achieving universal coverage for TB in India and globally.

One of the six WHO Regions, WHO South-East Asia is home to over a quarter of the world’s population. Committed to building a better, healthier future for the nearly two billion people in the Region, WHO is working with the 11 Member States to address persisting and emerging epidemiological and demographic challenges.

People who inject drugs (PWID) More than 80% of all HIV infections in eastern countries in the WHO European Region occur among injecting drug users (IDU). In the Russian Federation and Ukraine, IDU account for the majority of infected people (93% and 69%, respectively).

Lisa Maher AM FASSA FAHMS is Professor and head of Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology, at the Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity, at the University of New South Wales and was made Member of the Order of Australia in She was awarded an Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship, in Public Health from the NHMRC, in She is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Education: BA University of Queensland, MA, PhD.

and South-East Asia and Oceania, there are growing concerns about methamphetamine use in North America, South-West Asia and parts of Europe. WORLD DRUG REPORT Income from drugs key for some terrorist, who inject drugs, people who use drugs on a daily.

suggests that more than three million people who inject drugs are living with HIV. In the region of South-East Asia, only 3 per cent of people who inject drugs have access to harm reduction programs.

In East Asia, this figure is 8 per cent. Needle and syringe exchange programs and opioid substitution therapy (OST) sites are currently limited to.

The diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in people who use and/or inject illicit drugs (PWUIDs) remains a barrier to achieving universal coverage for TB in India and globally. This report describes treatment outcomes in PWUIDs who received treatment for drug-susceptible TB at the Mon District Hospital in Nagaland, India, during –Author: R.

Shenoy, M. Das, H. Mansoor, R. Anicete, L. Wangshu, S. Meren, I. Ao, P. Saranchuk, A. Reid, P. WORLD DRUG REPORT Acknowledgements The World Drug Report was prepared by the Research and Trend Analysis Branch, Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, under the supervision of Jean-Luc Lemahieu, Director of the Division, and Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Size: 1MB.

Tuberculosis Control in the Western Pacific Region: Report. HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment for People Who Inject Drugs in Asia and the Pacific: An Essential Practice Guide Publishers: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC) World Health Organization - Regional Office for South-East Asia (WHO/SEARO) World Health Organization.

One third of all people who inject drugs live in Asia and the Pacific In13% of new HIV infections in the region occurred among people who inject drugs Although limited, data suggests the proportion of people who inject drugs who are HIV positive and aware of their status is low, except in Australia and Nepal where diagnosis rates.

Situational Analysis on Antimicrobial Resistance in the South-East Asia Region. WHO, Regional Office for South-East Asia. () This report is an account of the Region’s progress in developing and implementing NAPs.

Yet, in the lates, in a policy move that appeared to emphasize healthcare instead of punishment for people who inject.

This progress report presents the current status of HIV/AIDS in the South-East Asia region based on the latest surveillance and programme data reported by Member States. This publication offers basic operational guidance on HIV testing and counseling in settings attended by people who inject drugs (PWID).

It is intended for a wide audience. People who inject drugs (PWID) are at higher risk for acquiring HIV infection than the general population in many countries. Injecting drug use is present in countries including a.

The UNODC World Drug Report 10 also included estimates of HCV among people who inject drugs (%, equating to million people, no uncertainty interval available) and of HIV among people who inject drugs [%, equating to Cited by:   Islam and harm reduction International Journal of Drug Policy Vol Issue 2, MarchPages – A.

Kamarulzamana(a), S.M. Saifuddeenb(b) (a) Centre. The rates of both HIV and HCV are exploding among the People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) subpopulation in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. 5, HIV confirmed cases have been reported since the first case of HIV was identified inof which, new cases (%) have been reported in the year by: 2.

South-East Asia. Compared with other regions, notably Africa and the Americas, the national HIV prevalence levels in South-East Asia are very low (% in the adult () group). However, due to the large populations of many South-East Asian nations, this low national HIV prevalence still means that large numbers of people are living with HIV.

We explore the magnitude of and current trends in HIV infection among people who inject drugs and estimate the reach of harm reduction interventions among them in seven high-burden countries of the South-East Asia Region.

Our data are drawn from the published and unpublished literature, routine national HIV serological and behavioural surveillance surveys and Cited by:   Sharma M, Oppenheimer E, Saidel T, Loo V, Garg R. A situation update on HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs and national responses in South-East Asia Region.

Aids. ; 23 (11)– Siegal HA, Carlson RG, Falck by: 9.UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME Vienna. World Drug Report UNITED NATIONS New York, 1. 05/06/