Say no to a second hand needle - national needle exchange programme Portugal
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: TOSCANO, Maria João (Associação Nacional das Farmácias, DFEP, Lisboa, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Teles (Associação Nacional das Farmácias, Lisbon, Portugal)
Caldeira (Associação Nacional das Farmácias, Lisbon, Portugal)
Issue In Portugal, the HIV transmission among Injected Drug Users (IDU) is a major problem. In October 93 it was developed a Needle Exchange Programme as a result of a partnership between the Ministry of Health (represented by CNLCS – National AIDS Committee) and ANF – National Pharmacies Association. Setting The programme has the following.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.