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20 June 2014

Reaching people who inject drugs in MENA

A systematic review and data synthesis of the HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has revealed hidden epidemics in many countries in the region. As little is known about the HIV epidemic among this vulnerable group in MENA, researchers set out to synthesise existing data to establish a picture of HIV prevalence and incidence among PWID and to describe the risk behaviour environment.