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Shot of the Day: A Needle Exchange Program in St. Petersburg, Russia


A vital service in a country where there aren't enough of them.

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In the photo below, from the Open Society Foundations, a client speaks with a healthcare professional at a mobile clinic in St. Petersburg, Russia. The needle exchange program is managed by the Humanitarian Action Fund, and provides sterile needles, alcohol pads, clean water for injections, HIV testing and other medical services.

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