Kerman University of Medical Sciences
1. Population Size Estimation of Tramadol Misusers in Urban Population in Iran: Synthesis of Methods and Results

Naser Nasiri; Leili Abedi; Ahmad Hajebi; Alireza Noroozi; Malahat Khalili; Maryam Chegeni; Sairan Nili; Moslem Taheri-Soodejani; Mehdi Noroozi; Armita Shahesmaili; Hamid Sharifi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 173-182

  Background: Estimating the population who use drugs is essential for planning, monitoring, and evaluation of substance use prevention and treatment. This study aims to estimate the population who misuse tramadol in urban population in Iran. Methods: We used the wisdom of the experts (WOTE) and network ...  Read More

2. Cost-effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Treatment Centers in Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Sirus Pourkhajoei; Mohsen Barouni; Alireza Noroozi; Ahmad Hajebi; Saeed Amini; Mohammad Karamouzian; Hamid Sharifi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Summer 2017, , Pages 81-87

  Background: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is one of the greatest social health problems in many communities in the twenty-first century. Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) could decrease HIV infection among injection drug users (IDU). The main aim of this paper was to determine the cost-effectiveness ...  Read More

3. Injecting and Sexual Networks and Sociodemographic Factors and Dual HIV Risk among People Who Inject Drugs: A Cross-sectional Study in Kermanshah Province, Iran

Mehdi Noroozi; Ali Mirzazadeh; Alireza Noroozi; Hamid Sharifi; Peter Higgs; Zahra Jorjoran-Shushtari; Ali Farhoudian; Farbod Fadaei; Farahnaz Mohhamadi-Shahboulaghi; Bahram Armoon; Omid Massah

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 186-194

  Background: Few studies suggest that social network factors, including size of sexual network may associate with drug-related and sexual high-risk behaviors. The objective of this study is to investigate injecting and sexual networks and sociodemographic factors that might be associated with dual HIV ...  Read More

4. Client-Level Coverage of Needle and Syringe Program and High-Risk ‎Injection Behaviors: A Case Study of People Who Inject Drugs in ‎Kermanshah, Iran

Mehdi Noroozi; Ali Mirzazadeh; Alireza Noroozi; Yadoallah Mehrabi; Ahmad Hajebi; Saman Zamani; Hamid Sharifi; Peter Higgs; Hamid Soori

Volume 7, 3-4 , Summer 2015, , Pages 164-173

  Background: Needle-syringe programs (NSP) have been running in Iran since 2002. However, the coverage of such program among the NSP clients at the individual level was not studies yet. This study aimed to determine the client coverage of NSP and its correlation with high injection-related risk behaviors. ...  Read More