Syringe Exchange Through Mobile Units and Pharmacies in Portugal 2011

"From the beginning of the program till know 3,817,192 syringes were exchanged by Mobile Units (in several places, such as Casal Ventoso, Curraleira, Cova da Moura, Bairro de Santa Filomena and Odivelas), 12.308.326 by partnerships and 32.995.964 by pharmacies.
"In 2011, 1,267 pharmacies (1,336 in 2010, 1,360 in 2009, 1,384 in 2008 and 1,314 in 2007) were active in this program."


Institute on Drugs and Drug Addiction, I.P., "2012 National Report (2011 data) to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point: PORTUGAL: New Development, Trends and in-depth information on selected issues" (Lisbon, Portugal: 2012), p. 89.