Needle and syringe programs: your questions answered

This booklet provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about needle and syringe programs. It is part of the needle and syringe programs information kit.

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ISBN: 0 642 82746 X
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Needle and Syringe Programs have been one of the major public health success stories. However, some people are still uncertain about their role. This booklet provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Needle and Syringe Programs. More detailed information is provided in the other booklet in this Kit - needle & syringe programs: a review of the evidence.

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Dolan, K., Dillon, P. & Silins, E. 2005. Needle and syringe programs: Your questions answered. Canberra, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.Top of page

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