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Syringe Access Programs

Written by Dr. Joshua Mueller and Dr. Ramon Martinez III
Published on November 28, 2022
Research Highlights

Missouri has a significant risk of outbreaks of hepatitis C and HIV due to injection drug use.

Syringe access programs (SAPs) decrease transmission of blood-borne infections for injection drug users by providing safe disposal and exchange of used syringes for new syringes.

When used with other health interventions, SAPs reduce other health risks such as addiction, overdose, and mortality.

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