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A Study on Drug Pattern and HIV in a District of Haryana


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1 Kasturaba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
2 Haryana State AIDS Control Society, Health Department, Haryana, India
     

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Drug has always been the cause of disease. Lots of psychological and physical consequences as well social taboos are associated with the person who ever use drugs. The study sheds light on the effect of drug on HIV infection which is highly correlated with injecting the drugs for any intoxication. The injecting route of drug is one of the major routes of HIV transmission. Moreover, the study also reveals the dynamic pattern of drug uses among the young generations. The drug which was previously used in western countries is now consumed frequently in India. Many youngsters are wasting their lives by getting caught in swamp of drugs as well being infected with HIV virus.

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HIV, Drug Pattern, Youngsters.
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Authors

Shreya Singh
Kasturaba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
Veena Singh
Haryana State AIDS Control Society, Health Department, Haryana, India
Vinod Kumar
Haryana State AIDS Control Society, Health Department, Haryana, India

Abstract


Drug has always been the cause of disease. Lots of psychological and physical consequences as well social taboos are associated with the person who ever use drugs. The study sheds light on the effect of drug on HIV infection which is highly correlated with injecting the drugs for any intoxication. The injecting route of drug is one of the major routes of HIV transmission. Moreover, the study also reveals the dynamic pattern of drug uses among the young generations. The drug which was previously used in western countries is now consumed frequently in India. Many youngsters are wasting their lives by getting caught in swamp of drugs as well being infected with HIV virus.

Keywords


HIV, Drug Pattern, Youngsters.

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