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Advances in Preventive Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 360957, 2 pages

Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions for People Who Use Illicit Drugs

1Division of Pharmacologic Therapies, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
2Yale AIDS Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
3President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), U.S. Embassy, 7 Lang Ha Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Received 20 February 2013; Accepted 20 February 2013

Copyright © 2013 Thomas F. Kresina et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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