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.