No. of needles and syringes distributed per PWID per yr in selected countries

08 March 2019

In 2018, there were 179 countries worldwide that reported people who inject drugs, but just 86 of these countries implement needle and syringe programmes. This is a slight reduction from 2016 levels, when 90 countries provided NSPs. 

Graphic showing no. of NSP distributed per PWID per yr in selected co.s

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