rises in rates of HIV and the role of methamphetamine use

Lodge, Michael
June 2004
HIV Australia;Jun-Aug2004, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p27
Academic Journal
Focuses on the role of methamphetamine use in HIV transmission in Australia and the U.S. Importance of quality drug education to AIDS awareness campaign; Aim of the HIV/AIDS Sector Action plan developed by the New South Wales government to address drug problems in the state; Suggested solutions to reduce harmful effects of methamphetamine.


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