Public Health Impact of Participation in Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Indonesia
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  • Ukraine
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  • Vietnam

Dr. Metzger has been conducting HIV-related longitudinal studies of injection and non-injection drug users since 1989. In a current study, he is conducting a network-based randomized prevention trial in Indonesia, Ukraine, and Vietnam, examining Treatment as Prevention for injection drug users. A primary objective of this work has been to provide valid and reliable data that can increase understanding of the public health impact of participation in substance abuse treatment.