Prevention in Focus

Spring 2011 

HIV prevention for people who inject drugs: Time for a global change

The Vienna Declaration calls for an end to the “War on Drugs” and for policies based on scientific evidence. So what does the research tell us about preventing HIV among people who inject drugs?

Carol Strike and Adrian Guta

6 steps to assess health information on the Web

On the Web we have access to more information than we could ever hope to use. We need to know how to filter out what we don’t need and keep only what is useful to us. Six questions to help you quickly assess the usefulness of a website.

Lauren Plews


CATIE would like to thank the following people for their contribution to this issue of Prevention in Focus: Barry Adam, Don Bapst, Laurie Edmiston, Adrian Guta, Ed Jackson, Christie Johnston, Jody Jollimore, Kristen Kvakic, Adina Lakser, Alana Leard, Marc-André LeBlanc, Shari Margolese, Peggy Millson, Susan Massarella, Peter Newman, San Patten, Rui Perez, Lauren Plews, RonniLyn Pustil, Jeff Reinhart, Robert Remis, Tim Rogers, Carol Strike, Darien Taylor, Mark Tyndall, Matthew Watson and James Wilton.