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Characterising the policy influence of peer-based drug user organisations in the context of hepatitis C elimination

Brown, Graham; Perry, Gari-Emma; Byrne, Jude; Crawford, Sione; Henderson, Charles; Madden, Annie; Lobo, Roanna; Reeders, Daniel


Background: Achieving hepatitis C (HCV) elimination goals will require major policy and health service reorientation to scale up testing and treatment among people who inject drugs (PWID). To achieve this, a close partnership with peer-based drug user organisations is required. However, peer organisations have historical and ongoing difficulties in articulating the validity of their service delivery and policy advice, leading to some policy and health services resisting partnership and advice...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Drug Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.025


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