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Our approach is supported by third-party research

Insite has been subject to rigorous, independent third party research and evaluation by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS.

Research examined Insite's impact on four areasDuring the initial three year study period, researchers examined Insite's impact in the following areas:  

  1. Overdoses
  2. Health
  3. Appropriate use of health and social services
  4. Costs for health, social, legal and incarceration associated with injection drug use.
Key findings

The Centre’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the British Medical Journal, the Canadian Medical Association Journal and The Lancet.

Significant research includes:

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