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Title
Policy Brief: Reduction of HIV Transmission Through Drug-Dependence Treatment
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Evidence for action on HIV/AIDS and injecting drug use
Description of Work
WHO/HIV/2004.04
Imprint
WHO - World Health Organization, Geneva, 2004, 4 pp
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Reproduced with WHO's kind permission.

Abstract

"Drug-dependence treatment aims at improving the health and quality of life of persons with drug dependence through achieving abstinence from drug consumption, reduction in morbidity and mortality caused by or related to high risk behaviors associated with drug consumption, and providing access to services and opportunities to achieve the highest possible level of physical, mental and social well-being."

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  • Kamarulzaman, Adeeba, Harm Reduction in Asia: No More Time to Wait, 8th International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, Colombo 19-23 August 2007, August 2007, 34 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]

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  • Policy Brief: Provision of Sterile Injecting Equipment to Reduce HIV Transmission, Evidence for action on HIV/AIDS and injecting drug use, WHO/HIV/2004.03, WHO - World Health Organization, Geneva, 2004, 4 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Policy Brief: Reduction of HIV Transmission in Prisons, Evidence for action on HIV/AIDS and injecting drug use, WHO/HIV/2004.05, WHO - World Health Organization, Geneva, 2004, 4 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Policy Brief: Reduction of HIV Transmission Through Outreach, Evidence for action on HIV/AIDS and injecting drug use, WHO/HIV/2004.02, WHO - World Health Organization, Geneva, 2004, 4 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • WHO - World Health Organization, UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Policy Brief: Antiretroviral Therapy and Injecting Drug Users, Evidence for Action on HIV/AIDS and Injecting Drug Use, WHO/HIV/2005.06, WHO - World Health Organization, Geneva, 2005. [ PDF File | Details... ]