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Sayt knows the risks but is unlikely to quit anytime soon. He gets his money from collecting cans and stealing, and most of it goes on drugs. The Stop AIDS team can make house calls, do HIV tests and hand out information, but they can't make him stop using, however much they would like to.<br />
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Albania's HIV epidemic is concentrated among injecting drug users and other high-risk groups, but has the potential to spread into the rest of the population. The NGO Stop AIDS, supported by UNICEF, offers information and health services to heroin addicts in the capital Tirana to reduce their chances of becoming infected.

Sayt knows the risks but is unlikely to quit anytime soon. He gets his money from collecting cans and stealing, and most of it goes on drugs. The Stop AIDS team can make house calls, do HIV tests and hand out information, but they can't make him stop using, however much they would like to.

Albania's HIV epidemic is concentrated among injecting drug users and other high-risk groups, but has the potential to spread into the rest of the population. The NGO Stop AIDS, supported by...
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