Annual expert meeting on drug-related deaths (DRD) and drug-related infectious diseases (DRID) key epidemiological indictors expert meeting
The DRD/DRID key epidemiological indicators expert meetings is this year implemented in an integrated format, with some joint sessions. Among other topics, the focus will be on evidence from overdose and toxicology, pooled European mortality cohort studies, medicine-related deaths with a focus on tramadol and fentanyls, drug-related emergencies, deaths related to new psychoactive substances, burden of HCV disease, HIV outbreaks among drug users, changing and new groups of injectors, emerging risks. There will be technical workshops and ‘conference-like’ plenaries. Attendance in the expert meetings is restricted to nominated experts of the 28 EU Member States, Norway and Turkey, and invited speakers.