GALLERY: Drug use
Injecting drug use accounts for 30% of HIV infections outside of sub-Saharan Africa, and up to 80% of infections in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Criminalizing people and marginalising them fuels the HIV epidemic. Supporting people with harm reduction services such as methadone programmes and providing safer injecting equipment works. It helps keep individuals safer and curbs the epidemic.
Read more about our work with drug users.