Good Practices in Asia

Effective Paradigm Shifts Towards an Improved National Response to Drugs and HIV/AIDS: Scale-up of Harm Reduction in Malaysia

November 2011
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    1st November 2011
  • ISBN 9789290615194
  • Language English
  • Pages 58 pp.
  • Size 8.25" x 10.75"

This report documents the good practices in harm reduction programs in Malaysia and the progress to date in addressing the transmission of HIV among people who use drugs. It highlights and discusses how policies and programs have addressed this through strong and committed leadership, community participation, sustained partnerships, and multisectoral collaboration and coordination.

The experiences and good practices described in this document will be useful for countries, partners and stakeholders who wish to replicate Malaysia's efforts at providing and scaling up harm reduction services.