Prevalence of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Scotland is high. The Scottish Government has invested significantly in harm reduction interventions with the goal of reducing HCV transmission among PWID. In evaluating the effectiveness of interventions, estimates of HCV incidence are essential.
- Hepatitis C virus
- injection equipment
Allen, E. A., Palmateer, N., Hutchinson, S., Cameron, S. O., Goldberg, D. J., & Taylor, A. (2012). Association between harm reduction intervention uptake and recent hepatitis C infection among people who inject drugs attending sites that provide sterile injecting equipment in Scotland. International Journal of Drug Policy, 23(6), 346-352. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2012.07.006