Tag Archives: secondary needle exchange

Indonesia: Stories of HIV & Harm Reduction

Like most of his co-workers, Hadi used to be a heroin addict. He is also HIV positive. ‘A Cleaner Fix’ is an award winning* documentary produced by IRIN that follows Hadi and his peers who distribute sterile syringes to drug users for a needle exchange programme. This short film, that is available for viewing below, […]

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Secondary Needle Exchange

Over the past few months, I have received a number of requests for a study undertaken during 2008 in which I investigated secondary needle exchange in Leeds (UK).  It appears that this continues to be an area of interest.  Copies of this study are available [free of charge] and requests can be made at the […]

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Doctoral Research

Doctoral research (PhD) is underway with the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Manchester. The aim of this research is to capture the experiences of ethnic minority (non-native Chinese) injecting drug users in accessing injecting equipment within Hong Kong. A primary objective is to investigate the micro-settings and mechanisms for access and to gain […]

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