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Archival Content: 1999-2005

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The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) ActLink to a non-CDC site is a vital source of funding for primary care and support services for people living with HIV. The CARE act is administered by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).Link to a non-CDC site

Two articles on improving HIV care for drug users:

  • Broadhead RS and others. Increasing drug users’ adherence to HIV treatment: results of a peer-driven intervention feasibility study. Social Science and Medicine 2002;55(2):235-246. (See abstract)
  • Greenberg J and others. Linking injection drug users to medical services: Role of street outreach referrals. Health and Social Work 1998;23(4):298-309. (See abstract and summary)

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