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Table 3 Typology-targeted interventions

From: Profiles of risk: a qualitative study of injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran

  Private, stable injectors Unstable injectors
Suggested interventions Syringe and injecting hygiene awareness and training; improve access to pharmacy-sold syringes Social support, training, increased access to low-threshold methadone maintenance treatment, syringe exchange programs, improve access to pharmacy-sold syringes; safer injection facilities Mass syringe distribution and recollections, outreach, low threshold services (counseling, social support); safer injection facilities