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Abadie, R., Welch-Lazoritz, M., Dombrowski, K., Khan, B. 2017. “Social Determinants of HIV/HCV Co-Infection: A case Study from PWID in Rural Puerto Rico.” Addictive Behaviors Reports.5: 29-32. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2017.01.004 Highlights Co-infection correlates with age, longer period of drug use, medical insurance coverage and sexual identity. LGBT

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2016 Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, Patrick Habecker, Holly Hagan, Samuel R. Friedman, Mohammed Saad “The Interaction of Human Social Systems and Virus Natural History in the non-Spreading of HIV.” AIDS and Behavior (First Online: DOI: 10.1007/s10461-016-1568-6) This article explores how social network dynamics may have reduced

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Dr. Roberto Abadie, REACH Lab's post-doctoral researcher, will discuss his work pairing epidemiological data and ethnographic methods to produce a detailed map of how injection networks shape health outcomes among drug users in Puerto Rico. Abadie will discuss the role of the pharmaceutical industry in lowering drug costs to make

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A new paper analyzing the Injection Risk Networks in Rural Puerto Rico phase 1 data has been published in Harm Reduction Journal. Read the full article here. Understanding differences in HIV/HCV prevalence according to differentiated risk behaviors in a sample of PWID in rural Puerto Rico Background: Blood contained in

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