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EMCDDA launches 'harm reduction overviews' to mark World AIDS Day 2012 (1 December 2012)

Lisbon, 30.11.2012

To mark World AIDS Day on 1 December, the EMCDDA is launching its first harm reduction overviews covering 30 countries. Each overview is divided into five parts describing: the national context of harm reduction, references and resources, and key responses for preventing and reducing drug-related infectious diseases, drug-related deaths and drug-related harms in recreational settings. Complementing the European quantitative dataset on health and social responses published regularly since 2007 in the Statistical Bulletin

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The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. Inaugurated in Lisbon in 1995, it is one of the EU's decentralised agencies. Read more >>

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