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Needle and Syringe Programming in Tanzania: an in-depth investigation into its impact

Using clean needles can help prevent abscesses, infectious diseases and damaged veinsHowever the impact of the needle and syringe programme (NSP) in Tanzania might be much bigger than that. 

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Heroin use has increased enormously in Tanzania and other East African countries in recent years. All along the trafficking routes from Afghanistan to the Western world, the overseas supply of heroin is high. On the ground level, people cope with infection diseases, overdose and police brutality.

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