Project information

Project title

PILOT project "Syringes exchange program for TB patients-IDUs during tuberculosis ambulatory treatment"
Duration 15 August 2007 -1  September 2008
Project goal and objectives The main goal of the project is to start syringe exchange programme for TB patients IDUs in Riga to minimize HIV risk among TB patients-IDUs in Riga city and to improve IDUs  adherence to TB treatment.
  • 2 new syringe exchange points were opened instead of one planned.
  • 9 IDUs TB patients visited syringes points on regularly basis and exchange a large number of syringes also for other IDU (secondary exchange).

UNODC budget

10,000.00 LVL