• Mobile unit Latvia
  • Mobile unit Latvia



Mobile unit (HAREACT) WP 5 “Scale up Harm Reduction”, Latvia

Service provider: NGO “DIA+LOGS” (supervised by SPKC (CDPC of Latvia))

Mobile Unit staff: 23h/per week (4 days)

Medical worker (nurse - 1) – 14h/week: provide testing, consultations about (HIV, TB, HCV, overdose prevention, treatment, condom use, wound treatment etc.).

Social worker (1) – 23h/week: consultation, motivation, helps medical w, exchange syringes, distribute condoms.

Outreach workers (3) - 23h/week: syringe exchange, condoms distribution, information about MU, peer-to peer, motivation.

Driver: 23h/week

First results (one month – 20 January 17-19 February 17):

Distributed syringes and needles total: 15.590

Collected syringes and needles total: 420

Condoms: 1.735

Rapid tests performed: HIV – 41

Uncial clients: 48 (in MU). Outreach workers are not registered uncial clients.


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