A WPRO Publication Series

Biregional Strategy for Harm Reduction 2005-2009

HIV and Injecting Drug Use

July 2005
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    1st July 2005
  • ISBN 9789290611950
  • Language English
  • Pages 50 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11.75"

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

The Bi-regional 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 Office's to support these efforts.

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific