Austria: drug-related information and data
Our partner in Austria
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Head of Focal Point: Ms Marion WeiglThe Austrian National Focal Point is located within the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH (GÖG), an NGO funded by the Ministry of Health. The GÖG has three business units, carrying out research, planning, monitoring and reporting activities (within the business unit ÖBIG), developing, implementing and evaluating a nationwide quality system for health care (within the business unit BIQG) as well as promoting and financing of health promotion activities (within the business unit FGÖ). The Austrian National Focal Point is located within the working area prevention in the business unit ÖBIG.
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Legal profiles describe national drug-related legislation in a standardised, comparable format. Topics covered include possession, trafficking, classification, prosecution, prevention, treatment, among others.
Each treatment profile provides information on the national context, treatment registries and monitoring systems, treatment demand, availability of treatment services as well as references and resources.
Each overview describes: the national context; references and resources; key responses for preventing and reducing drug-related infectious diseases and; drug-related deaths and drug-related harms in recreational settings.
These data sheets on drug-related public expenditure cover 30 countries and examine how much countries spend on drug-related activities, whether there are specific budgets allocated to drug policy documents, and how drug-related expenditure has evolved over time.