Menu Close

Global Epidemiology of HIV among Women and Girls Who Use or Inject Drugs: Current Knowledge and Limitations of Existing Data

Citation

Larney, Sarah; Mathers, Bradley M.; Poteat, Tonia; Kamarulzaman, Adeeba; & Degenhardt, Louisa (2015). Global Epidemiology of HIV among Women and Girls Who Use or Inject Drugs: Current Knowledge and Limitations of Existing Data. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 69(Suppl. 2), S100-9. PMCID: PMC5023521

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Women and girls who use and inject drugs are a critical population at risk of HIV. In this article, we review data on the epidemiology of drug use and injection among women globally and HIV prevalence among women and girls who use and inject drugs.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/qai.0000000000000623

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Author(s)

Larney, Sarah
Mathers, Bradley M.
Poteat, Tonia
Kamarulzaman, Adeeba
Degenhardt, Louisa

Year Published

2015

Volume Number

69

Issue Number

Suppl. 2

Pages

S100-9

PMCID

PMC5023521

Reference ID

12894