HIV/AIDS and Drugs

Drug treatment is disease prevention. Drug treatment reduces likelihood of HIV infection by 6 fold in injecting drug users. Drug treatment presents opportunities for screening, counseling, and referral

    • Treatment is less expensive than not treating or incarceration
    • Every Ksh 100 invested in treatment yields up to Ksh 700 in reduced crime-related costs
    • Savings can exceed costs by 12:1 when health care costs are included
    • Reduced interpersonal conflicts
    • Improved workplace productivity
    • Fewer drug-related accidents

 

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