The criminalization of people who use drugs is driving the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that syringe access programs lowered HIV incidence among people who injec...
t drugs in the U.S. by 80%. While in some U.S. cities and states, advocates have overcome drug war hostility to implement syringe access programs, many states do not have any legal syringe access programs. Countries like Switzerland, Australia, the U.K., and Germany that consistently implement syringe access programs have much lower rates of HIV among people who inject drugs. The scientific consensus is that syringe access programs are an effective means of reducing HIV/AIDS. Yet, the U.S. government refuses to provide funding for syringe access programs. A federal ban reinstated by Congress in 2011 prohibits any federal assistance for syringe access programs. Tell Congress to end the federal syringe access funding ban:
Never miss a thing with our weekly newsletter. We'll send you the latest and greatest infographics, news and all things Visually.
Go ahead, you can always opt out anytime with just one click.
Switch to Wordpress Code
Click below to copy
Get Notified of New Infographics
Thank you for subscribing to the Visually newsletter.
Just one last thing: we've sent you an email asking you to confirm your subscription.
Tell your story visually before December 31st and get a free iPad Air!*
The holidays are a great time to tell your brand story. From Black Friday trends and Mobile Shopping guides to the Best and Worst Times to Book Travel and Thanksgiving etiquette, the Visually team will help you craft your brand's unique stories and raise your social profile during the noisy holiday season.
*Requires $10k minimum purchase
Please tell us more about your professional experience...
Please fill out at least one of the following fields