International conference "Harm Reduction Programmes in Europe: practice, problems and perspectives"

 

 

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From left to right: Mr. Rimvydas Turčinskas, Health Minister of the Republic of Lithuania; Dr. Audronė Astrauskienė - Director of the Drug Control Department under the Goverment of the Republic of Lithuania; Dr. Nicolas Clark, Medical Officer in WHO's Mental Health and Substance Abuse Department

From left to right: Ms. Signe Rotberga - Regional Project Coordinator, UNODC Project Office for the Baltic States; Dr. Audronė Astrauskienė - Director of the Drug Control Department under the Goverment of the Republic of Lithuania; Dr. Rima Vaitkienė - Secretary of the Ministry of Health; Prof. Gilberto Gerra - Chief of Health and Human Development Section, UNODC

Press conference. From left to right: Dr. Rima Vaitkienė - Secretary of the Ministry of Health; Prof. Gilberto Gerra - Chief of Health and Human Development Section, UNODC; Ms. Signe Rotberga - Regional Project Coordinator, UNODC Project Office for the Baltic States; Dr. Audronė Astrauskienė - Director of the Drug Control Department under the Goverment of the Republic of Lithuania

Conference opening. Mr. Valdemaras Sarapinas, Chancellor of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania

 

Conference opening. Mr. Rimvydas Turčinskas, Health Minister of the Republic of Lithuania

 

International conference "Harm Reduction Programmes in Europe: practice, problems and perspectives"

 

 

Dr. Audronė Astrauskienė, Director of the Drug Control Department under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, giving presentation on dev elopment of drug related harm programmes in Lithuania

Prof. Gilberto Gerra, Chief of Health and Human Development Section, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime giving a presentation on drug demand reduction and harm reduction as complementary approaches within the national and international drug policies

 

Dr. Nicolas Clark from WHO introducing study on substitution therapy of opioid dependence and HIV/AIDS and new WHO guidelines of the psychosocially assisted pharmacological treatment of opioid dependence were presented

Mr. Roumen Sedefov from EMCDDA presenting the early warning system of new drugs in Europe

 

 

Mr. Bob Keizer from Trimbos Institute presenting monitoring and evaluation of drug policies

Ms. Signe Rotberga, UNODC Regional Project Coordinator, presenting comprehensive approach to the risk of drug related HIV and implementation of the UNODC Regional project in the Baltic States

 

Ms. Venija Cerovecki Nekic giving presentation on substitution treatment programmes in Croatia

 

Dr. Emilis Subata introducing substitution treatment in Lithuania

 

 

Mr. Marek Zygadlo presenting outreach programmes as a harm reduction interventions in Cracow

Dr. Xavier Majo Roca, General Directorate for Public Health, Government of Catalonia, Spain introducing harm reduction services in Catalonia.

 

 

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