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Press Release: Health Advocates Demand Action to Curb Epidemic of Drug Overdose Deaths in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN)

Though overdose related death is preventable, it remains one of the leading causes of death among people who inject drugs. Press release by Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) to mark Overdose Awareness Day - August 31 (2008).

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Overdose: A Major Cause of Preventable Death in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Philip Coffin

Though overdose related death is preventable, it remains one of the leading causes of death among people who inject drugs. The Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN), to mark Overdose Awareness Day, August 31 (2008), has created a report highlighting the situation in our region (Latvia,...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Почему профилактика ВИЧ-инфекции среди ПИН должна быть одним из приоритетов национальной стратегии борьбы с ВИЧ/СПИДом в

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Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS (TPAA)

“Why HIV prevention among IDUs should be one of the priority issues within the national AIDS strategy in the Russian Federation?” Informational Bulletin, No. 5(1), June 2008. Publication contains recommendations on introducing scientifically and evidence based means of prevention among IDUs in...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), NGOs, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Human Rights, Health and Harm Reduction: States’ amnesia and parallel universes

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Paul Hunt

In August 2008, IHRA released a new report entitled ‘Human Rights, Health and Harm Reduction: States’ Amnesia and Parallel Universes’ – which is the transcript of a keynote speech delivered by Professor Paul Hunt (then UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health) at the opening of Harm...

Tags: Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), NGOs, Global, Human rights, Harm reduction
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Status Paper on Prisons, Drugs and Harm Reduction/ Проблема наркомании в тюрьмах и меры по снижению вреда: доклад о положении дел

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World Health Organization

This Status Paper on Prisons, Drugs and Harm Reduction summarizes the evidence on harm reduction in prisons and aims to provide evidence for action that will reduce the health-related harm associated with drug dependence.

Tags: NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, Global, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Evidence for Action Technical Papers. Interventions to Address HIV in Prisons: Needle and Syringe Programmes and Decontamination Strategies

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World Health Organization

This publication is part of a series of Evidence for Action Technical Papers, which aim to make the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions to manage HIV in prisons accessible to policy-makers and programmers.

Tags: NGOs, People who are/were in prisons, Global, Prevention, Harm reduction
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Evidence for Action Technical Papers: Effectiveness of Community-Based Outreach in Preventing HIV Among Injecting Drug Users

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World Health Organization

This publication, together with other Evidence for Action technical papers, aims to make the evidence for the effectiveness of selected key interventions in preventing HIV transmission among injecting drug users accessible to a policy-making and programming audience.

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), NGOs, Global, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Evidence for Action Technical Papers: Effectiveness of Sterile Needle and Syringe Programming in Reducing HIV/AIDS Among Injecting Drug Users

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World Health Organization

This publication, together with other Evidence for Action technical papers, aims to make the evidence for the effectiveness of selected key interventions in preventing HIV transmission among injecting drug users accessible to a policy-making and programming audience.

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Prevention, Harm reduction
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Evidence for Action Technical Papers: Effectiveness of Drug Dependence Treatment in Preventing HIV Among Injecting Drug Users

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World Health Organization

This publication, together with other Evidence for Action Technical Papers, aims to make the evidence for the effectiveness of selected key interventions in “Evidence for Action Technical Papers: Effectiveness of Drug Dependence Treatment in Preventing HIV Among Injecting Drug Users” accessible...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), People living with HIV (PLHIV), NGOs, Global, Harm reduction, Treatment, Prevention
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Policy Brief: Reduction of HIV Transmission in Prisons

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World Health Organization

Evidence for action on HIV/AIDS and injecting drug use.

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, NGOs, Global, Prevention, Harm reduction, Policy
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