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United Nations
Preventing the Transmission of HIV Among Drug Abusers: A Position Paper of the United Nations System
Description of Work
United Nations, 12 March 2002, 8 pp

Endorsed on behalf of ACC by the High-Level Committee on Programme (HLCP) at its first regular session of 2001, Vienna, 26-27 February 2001.

Reproduced with the United Nations' kind permission.


"The aim of this paper is to present a United Nations (UN) system wide position on policy and strategies to prevent the transmission of HIV among drug abusers. Drug abuse and HIV/AIDS issues cut across much of the work of the United Nations family. Both are directly and indirectly associated with many complex public health and social problems. They affect the workplace, undermine social and economic development, and affect the lives and well being of children."

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