Educating police on harm reduction can help to prevent HIV and fatal overdoses

Educating police on harm reduction can help to prevent HIV and fatal overdoses

A police education programme in Tijuana, Mexico, has reduced arrests of people who inject drugs and is a cost-effective way to prevent HIV and fatal overdoses, according to research presented at the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) today. Proyecto Escudo (Project Shield) provided training to police on HIV, hepatitis, and harm reduction, resulting in …

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