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International Harm Reduction Day

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 1:43 pm | Needle Exchange NZ

Today marks the 6th International Harm Reduction Day, a day focussed on promoting evidence based public health policy, practices and human rights. More >>

It’s Time for Action on Hepatitis C in New Zealand

Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:44 am | Needle Exchange NZ

It’s Time for Action on Hepatitis C in New Zealand Urgent action is needed to turn the tide of New Zealanders infected with Hepatitis C each year. Hepatitis C infects about 1000 people in New Zealand every year, a number virtually unchanged ... More >>

Study shows lowest HIV rates ever among injecting drug users

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 4:11 pm | Needle Exchange NZ

A recent study by the New Zealand Needle Exchange has revealed the HIV prevalence rate amongst injecting drug users in New Zealand to have fallen to just 0.2 percent; the lowest ever recorded in New Zealand and likely the lowest anywhere in the world. More >>

Are You Number 12?

Monday, 10 September 2012, 10:15 am | Needle Exchange NZ

One in 12 people worldwide has viral hepatitis, and you could easily be next, warns New Zealand Needle Exchange National Manager Charles Henderson as the 8th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference gets underway in Auckland this week. More >>

Time to lift the stigma surrounding hepatitis C

Monday, 10 September 2012, 10:03 am | Needle Exchange NZ

New Zealand Needle Exchange National Manager Charles Henderson says New Zealanders need to wake up to the fact that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) can affect anyone and that stigmatising those with the disease could be doing the whole population harm. More >>

NZ Needle Exchange one of world's most successful

Thursday, 19 November 2009, 5:06 pm | Needle Exchange NZ

Recent data has confirmed that New Zealand’s Needle Exchange Programme is one of the most successful in the world, but we could do even better, says Needle Exchange New Zealand National Manager Charles Henderson. Initial results from the National ... More >>

New Zealand Needle Exchange declared a success

Wednesday, 20 May 2009, 9:49 am | Needle Exchange NZ

New Zealand’s Needle Exchange Programme is the most successful in the world, says national manager of Needle Exchange New Zealand, Charles Henderson. More >>

 

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