Biregional Strategy for Harm Reduction 2005-2009. HIV and Injecting Drug Use

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WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

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Publication date: 2005
Price: US $ 10
ISBN: 9290611952
Number of pages: 50

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Summary

Harm reduction is a comprehensive package of policies and programmes to reduce the adverse health, social and economic consequences of mood altering substances to individuals, drug users, their families and their communities.

The Biregional Strategy for Harm Reduction 2005 - 2009 draws on international good practice and regional experience to develop a strategy for Asia and the Pacific and elaborating on the contributions of the World Health Organization regional and country offices to support these efforts.