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Global Index of HIV Prevention among Drug Users

Ukraine is 47th, Russia—59th, and Maldives—98th

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Peter Meylakhs,from HSE University - St. Petersburg, together with colleagues from Georgia State University (USA) and Tarbiat Modares University (Tehran), have developed the HIV-PWID Policy Index (HPPI)—an international policy index for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs. This is the first major tool for assessing and comparing the extent to which HIV/AIDS prevention policies among PWID have been developed in 105 countries.

October 11