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Africa
               

Kenya

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  The Rise of Injecting Drug Use in East Africa: A Case Study From Kenya.
Beckerleg S, Telfer M, Lewando Hundt G, et al 
Harm Reduct J. 2005 Aug 25;2(1):12

Abstract

Asia
               

China

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Study on the blood-borne virus co-infection and T lymphocyte subset among
intravenous drug users.
Li JR, Gong RY, Tian KL, et al
 
World J Gastroenterol.
2007 Apr 28;13(16):2357-62.
Paper
 
Thailand 

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Respondent-driven sampling to assess characteristics and estimate the number of
injection drug users in Bangkok, Thailand.
Wattana W, van Griensven F, Rhucharoenpornpanich O, et al

Drug Alcohol Depend.
2007 May 14;
Abstract

Needle sharing among southern Thai drug injectors.
Perngmark P, Celentano DD, Kawichai S. 

Addiction. 2003 Aug;98(8):1153-61.
Abstract


Australia/Pacific Islands
Australia              

Australia

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Injecting risk behaviour and related harm among men who use performance- and image-enhancing drugs.
Larance B, Degenhardt L, Copeland J, Dillon P
Drug Alcohol Rev. 2008 Sep 29:1-8.
Abstract 

Changes in patterns of drug injection concurrent with a sustained reduction in the availability of heroin in Australia.
Topp L, Day C, Degenhardt L.
Drug Alcohol Depend 2003 Jun 5;70(3):275-86
Abstract 
 


Europe
 

Estonia

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

FULL-TEXT  ARTICLE
Comparison of injecting drug users who obtain syringes from pharmacies and syringe
exchange programs in Tallinn, Estonia.

Vorobjov S, Uusküla A, Abel-Ollo K, et al
Harm Reduct J. 2009 Feb 20;6:
Paper
 

Hungary
 
          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

Vulnerability to drug-related infections and co-infections among injecting drug users in Budapest, Hungary.
Anna Gyarmathy V, Neaigus A, Ujhelyi E.
Eur J Public Health. 2009 Feb 17.
Abstract
 

Italy
          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Relationship of personality traits and drug of choice by cocaine addicts and
heroin addicts.
Gerra G, Bertacca S, Zaimovic A, et al
 
Subst Use Misuse.
2008;43(3):317-30.
Abstract

Slovenia

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Heroin Use in Slovenia - A Consequence or a Vehicle of Social  Changes.
Flaker V
Eur Addict Res 2002 Nov;8(4):170-176
Abstract
 
 
United Kingdom
 
  Estimating the prevalence of ex-injecting drug use in the population.
Sweeting MJ, De Angelis D, Ades AE, Hickman M.
Stat Methods Med Res. 2008 Nov 26.
Abstract

Latin America/Caribbean
           

Brazil

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Trends in drug resistance mutations in antiretroviral-naive intravenous drug users
of Rio de Janeiro.
Maia Teixeira SL, Bastos FI, et al

J Med Virol. 2006 Apr 20;78(6):764-769
Abstract
Mexico
 
          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Short-term cessation of sex work and injection drug use: Evidence from a recurrent event survival analysis.
Gaines TL, Urada LA, Martinez G,  et al
Addict Behav
. 2015 Jan 19;45C:63-69
.
Abstract

"Vivo para consumirla y la consumo para vivir" ["I live to inject and inject to live"]:
High-Risk Injection Behaviors in Tijuana, Mexico.

Strathdee SA, Fraga WD, Case P, et al  
J Urban Health
. 2005 Sep;82(3_suppl_4):iv58-iv73.
Abstract


Puerto Rico

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Between-city variation in frequency of injection among Puerto Rican injection
drug users: East Harlem,  New York, and Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Colon HM, Robles RR, Deren S, et al.

J
Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2001 Aug1;27(4):405-13

Abstract 

Middle East
Israel   Iran      

Israel

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Severity of heroin use in Israel: comparisons between native Israelis and former Soviet Union
immigrants.

Isralowitz R, Reznik A, Spear SE, et al 
Addiction. 2007 Feb 15
Abstract
 
 
Iran
 
          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Estimation of the Frequency of Intravenous Drug Users in Hamadan City, Iran, Using the Capture-recapture Method.
Khazaei S, Poorolajal J, Mahjub H,
Epidemiol Health. 2012;34:e2012006.
Paper

North America
           

Canada

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Methamphetamine injection independently predicts hepatitis C infection among street-involved youth
in a Canadian setting.
Miller CL, Kerr T, Fischer B, Zhang R, Wood E.
J Adolesc Health. 2009 Mar;44(3):302-4.
Abstract
 
Association between neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics and high-risk injection behaviour amongst
injection drug users living in inner and other city areas in Montréal, Canada.
Généreux M, Bruneau J, Daniel M.
Int J Drug Policy. 2009 Feb 26.
Abstract

United States

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
High rates of transitions to injecting drug use among Mexican American non-injecting heroin users
in San Antonio, Texas (never and former injectors).
Valdez A, Neaigus A, Kaplan C, Cepeda A .

Drug Alcohol Depend
. 2010 Nov 12.
Abstract

Biculturality and HIV-risk behaviors among Puerto Rican drug users in New York City.
Kang SY, Deren S, Mino M, Cortés DE. 
Subst Use Misuse. 2009;44(4):578-92.
Abstract

 

Russia/New Independent States
 

Albania

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  An Analysis of Respondent Driven Sampling with Injection Drug Users (IDU) in Albania and
the Russian Federation.
Stormer A, Tun W, Guli L, et al
 
J Urban Health.
2006 Oct 31;
Abstract

Russia

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  An Analysis of Respondent Driven Sampling with Injection Drug Users (IDU) in Albania and
the Russian Federation.
Stormer A, Tun W, Guli L, et al
 
J Urban Health.
2006 Oct 31;
Abstract


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