by Emma Jolley, Tim Rhodes, Lucy Platt et al.
BMJ Open 2012;2:e001465
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HIV among people who inject drugs (PWID) is a major public health concern in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia. The HIV epidemic among PWID in the region is varied, with the greatest burden generally in Eastern Europe. Data suggest that the current response to HIV among PWID is insufficient, and hindered by multiple environmental barriers including restricted access to services and unsupportive policy or social environments.