Biregional Strategy for Harm Reduction 2005-2009
HIV and Injecting Drug Use
WPRO Nonserial Publication
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
ISBN-13    9789290611950 ISBN-10    9290611952
Order Number    15200064   
Price    CHF    10.00 / US$    12.00 Developing countries:    CHF    7.00
English     2005        50   pages
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Harm reduction is a comprehensive package of policies and programmes 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.