drug use, female sex workers, HIV and STI risk, injecting drug use, prevention strategies, women
HIV prevention strategies and services need to address the unique and multilevel drivers that increase the vulnerabilities to HIV, HCV, and STIs among women who use drugs including those who engage in sex work. Scaling-up and improving access to multilevel and combined HIV prevention strategies for these women is central to combating the HIV epidemic.
Original Publication Citation
El-Bassel, N., Wechsberg, W.M., & Shaw, S.A. (2012). Dual HIV risk and vulnerabilities among women who use or inject drugs: No single prevention strategy is the answer. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS, 7(4), 326-331.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
El-Bassel, Nabila; Wechsberg, Wendee M.; and Shaw, Stacey, "Dual HIV risk and vulnerabilities among women who use or inject drugs: no single prevention strategy is the answer" (2012). All Faculty Publications. 2936.
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