According to estimates of drug use, in Punjab there are 200,000 drug users and 100,000 injecting drug users, while 87,000 drug users and 44,000 injecting drug users exist in Sindh.
What does IDU stand for?
IDU stands for Injecting Drug User (medical/health)
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We have 64 other meanings of IDU in our Acronym Attic
- Improved Definition Television
- Integrated Digital Television
- Interactive Digital Television
- International Design and Test Workshop
- I Don't Understand
- Identity of Ultimate Recipient (FIPS)
- Indoor Unit (wireless)
- Initial Daily Use (FAA)
- Initial Distribution Update
Samples in periodicals archive:
Over 15 injecting drug users with HIV live in Belarus and Tajikistan, over 20% in Ukraine, above 50% in Estonia.
Mauritius had been selected to host the meeting in view of its achievement in the field of harm reduction and its vast experience in addressing the issue of HIV/AIDS among injecting drug users and in prison settings.
It is commonly spread by injecting drug users sharing needles, body piercing and tattoos.
FROM THE LANCET Worldwide, an estimated 10 million injecting drug users have hepatitis C virus, while about 1.
It added that about 18 percent of injecting drug users, an estimated 2.
In some cities like Edinburgh, 50% of injecting drug users had it, it was a big public health problem.
Dr Syed Ahmed, a consultant in public health, said yesterday: "I urge all injecting drug users, especially those using heroin, to be alert and to seek urgent advice if they experience infections.