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Figure HSR-3. Syringes distributed through specialised programmes per estimated IDU in 2008 or more recent year


Syringes provided through fixed and mobile NSP points in the community and in prisons: at specialist drugs agencies, including through outreach work and peer-distribution, through vending machines and pharmacy-based NSP points.

(1) Data on the number of syringes in Estonia are a mimimum estimate.

(2) Data on number of syringes in Norway are based on reports from 11 opf 26 municipalities.


Standard tables on 'syringe availability' (ST10) submitted by NFPs in 2004, 2006 and 2008.

Reitox National Reports, 2009.

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