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The Needle and Syringe Exchange Programme

New Zealand. Ministry of Health. Public Health Regulatory Services.

The Needle and Syringe Exchange Programme

report on management issues

by New Zealand. Ministry of Health. Public Health Regulatory Services.

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Published by Ministry of Health in [Wellington, N.Z.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPublic Health Regulatory Services, Ministry of Health.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 99/2263 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination20 leaves ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1026506M
ISBN 100478094124
LC Control Number96101766
OCLC/WorldCa40644710

Needle and syringe programs in the CEE/NIS region vary widely in their operating practices, depending on local needs and conditions. Examples of needle and syringe programs The needle and syringe program based in the Szeged Youth Center (Hungary) is staffed by a group of active drug users and social work students who operate on an outreach. By expanding access to clean syringes and ensuring a safe way to dispose of bio-hazardous materials, syringe exchange programs create safer environments for the community at large. Additionally, syringe exchange programs are shown to lead to a 66% reduction in needle-stick injury to law enforcement.

King County spends $ million/year on the needle exchange program. In contrast, life-time medical cost to treat one person who has HIV is estimated to be $, 4 By preventing infections in just three people per year, the needle exchange program pays for itself. By preventing HIV infections in just 1% of IDUs in King County, the program saves over $70 .   Some states prohibit needle exchange programs, and until , federal funding could not be used to fund them, she added. In Milwaukee, the programs have drawn criticism from residents, law.

The Needle Exchange program aims to protect public safety and community health by reducing the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C due to people sharing syringes. The program works to keep sterile syringes accessible so that those who inject drugs or hormones do not feel a need to share their syringes and risk becoming infected with HIV, HCV, or. Syringe disposal at exchange sites is intended for syringe exchange clients. To protect their privacy, the public should not bring used syringes to exchange sites. Instead, please use these disposal options» Multnomah County Services. Multnomah County Harm Reduction Clinic NE Glisan Street (in Menlo Park Plaza, behind Walgreens).


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The Needle and Syringe Exchange Programme by New Zealand. Ministry of Health. Public Health Regulatory Services. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The effect of a needle exchange program on numbers of discarded needles: a 2-year follow-up. Am J Public Health. ;90(6) Bluthenthal RN, Anderson R, Flynn NM, Kral AH. Higher syringe coverage is associated with lower odds of HIV risk and does not increase unsafe syringe disposal among syringe exchange program clients.

Research also suggests that needle exchange programs keep communities clean of discarded syringes. A study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence compared San Francisco, a city with a needle exchange, to Miami, a city without needle.

The first needle exchange program was established in Tacoma, Washington, in There were about nationally a decade later. Bythere were needle exchanges, according to Asal Sayas. Needle exchange programs (NEP), also known as Needle and Syringe Programme (NSP), or a Syringe-Exchange Programme (SEP), are social services.

These services allow intravenous drug users access to obtain clean, new hypodermic needles as well as other necessary paraphernalia needed for injecting drugs.

Presently Amsterdam has 14 needle exchange locations. It is possible to exchange needles and syringes from 10 a.m. till 4 a.m. the next day.

During the night, two slot machines are in operation for purchasing syringes. Participation in the exchange program does not require identification or registration. The Needle and Syringe Exchange Service is a free, confidential service for people who inject drugs. It is designed to reduce the spread of blood borne viruses by providing free, sterile injecting equipment and by disposing of used equipment safely.

The leaflet explains how the scheme works and provides contact details for all the participating pharmacies, and the local outreach. Syringe services programs (SSP), also known as syringe exchange programs (SEP), have existed and been studied extensively in the United States since Community-based SSPs provide access to sterile needles and syringes free of cost, facilitate safe disposal of used needles and syringes and offer safer injection education.

InHawaii enacted the first state-endorsed, needle-and-syringe exchange program in the United States [Hawaii Sess. Law (Relating to a Pilot Program to Reduce the Transmission of Infectious and Communicable Diseases)].

The program is privately funded and operated by The Life Foundation, a nonprofit AIDS group. In the hope of stopping the spread of HIV across this part of the state, Governor Pence called for the opening and funding of temporary needle exchange programs (NEPs)where injection drug users could dispose of used syringes and obtain sterile ones, despite his prior opposition to such programs.

The CDC shows participants in syringe exchange programs are more likely to enter drug treatment programs and more likely to stop injecting drugs, but the programs don't increase drug consumption.

Orange County, Calif. is suing the state to block needle exchange programs in four of its cities. The needle exchange programme consists of 20 dedicated exchanges, 1 mobile exchange, and pharmacies and alternative outlets.

There are five trusts responsible for the operational delivery of services in their respective regions and a national trust that provides leadership and national co-ordination for the programme as a whole. A needle exchange program gives people a place to dispose of dirty needles and to get clean needles in their places.

Drug users who have to reuse needles are more likely to become ill or to spread disease by sharing needles, so preventing the need for sharing or reusing needles is. Health Brigade Needle Exchange Program Hours. Mondays: pm Health Brigade, N. Thompson St., Back parking lot Tuesdays mobile: pm Church Hill- same location, N.

20th St. (at Rogers St. and “T” Street) Wednesdays mobile: pm Northside- On Newbury Avenue near Meadowbridge Road (Near Simpson’s Market) Thursdays mobile: pm.

The history of needle sharing and the development of needle and syringe programmes In the 19th century, there was only a slow realisation of the possibility for spread of infection by injecting - one of the earliest recorded cases of infection following injection was a report in the Lancet in (nearly 10 years since the concept of anti-sepsis had been introduced by Lister in ).

“Users come into a counseling center for free needles and syringes, and they see posters for treatment programs. That's an optimal situation,” says Reich. At the moment, there are no nurses in the program, but Reich believes nursing skills could enhance needle exchange programs.

Needle and syringe programmes (NSP) are a critical component of harm reduction interventions among people who inject drugs (PWID). Our primary objective was to summarize the evidence on the effectiveness of NSP for PWID in reducing blood-borne infection transmission and injecting risk behaviours (IRB).

We conducted an overview of systematic. This guideline covers needle and syringe programmes for people (including those under 16) who inject drugs. The main aim is to reduce the transmission of viruses and other infections caused by sharing injecting equipment, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C.

In turn, this will reduce the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and bacterial infections, so. Massachusetts Department of Public Health supported syringe services programs (SSPs) Persons who inject drugs can substantially reduce their risk of getting and transmitting HIV, viral hepatitis and other blood borne infections by using a sterile (new) needle and syringe for every injection.

The. Needle exchange programs, which often include syringes as well, are social service programs that are designed to reduce risk factors for certain blood-borne diseases. The typical program will provide equipment without cost. Someone brings in used needles or syringes and exchanges them for an equal number of safe, sterile needles and syringes.

Florida Republicans Approve Miami Needle-Exchange Program: The van is a mobile health clinic and syringe exchange where people who inject drugs like heroin and fentanyl can swap dirty needles.

Syringe access in San Francisco is certainly at the top of the list. The city’s first needle exchange program began in when a group of people recognized they needed to do something to stop the spread of HIV among people who inject drugs.

Acting against the law, they created Prevention Point — an all-volunteer, street-based operation. Needle exchange programs, otherwise known as needle and syringe programs, are public health initiatives ultimately aimed at reducing the prevalence of HIV in drug users.

The idea, as one can surmise from the name of the intervention, is to provide clean needles to drug users as a means of reducing the risk of HIV transmission through drug.

By their very nature, needle and syringe exchange programs, also known as syringe access or syringe service programs, require a private and secluded location. This protects the privacy of people who use the program. As ofcountries worldwide reported having needle and syringe exchange programs.

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