- Category: Injection Drug Users
- Published on Tuesday, 24 July 2012 00:00
- Written by Gregory Fowler
Sex worker and drug user activists interrupted the opening press conference of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) on Sunday, July 22, to protest federal regulations barring sex workers and drug users from entering the U.S.
As Cyd Nova explains in this report for HIVandHepatitis.com, inclusion of sex workers and drugs users -- 2 of the populations most heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS -- is crucial to developing sound and effective public health policy.