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UNODC HIV/AIDS Section organizes CND side event on take-home opioid substitution therapy in the context of COVID-19: successes and opportunities

16 April 2021 - Vienna - A side event on “Take-home opioid substitution therapy in the context of COVID-19: Successes and opportunities” was conducted within the frame of the 64th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) [Read more]

 

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health services for people who use drugs who are living with or are vulnerable to HIV. Multi-stakeholder consultation bringing together the perspectives of science and the communities

7-8 April 2021 – Vienna: Over 15 participants representing the community of people who use drugs and the academia with an expertise in public health, human rights, prisons and closed settings attended a two-day multi-stakeholder consultation [Read more]

 

Emoji workshop in Eastern Europe and Central Asia – Online communication among people who use drugs / Онлайн-воркшоп по эмодзи: онлайн-коммуникации людей, употребляющих наркотики

Teenagers and young adults increasingly use emoji to describe their thoughts and feelings in online social media platforms. However, emoji language can become adapted to communicate various matters, including to discuss topics related to substance use, such as the purchase and distribution of substances [Read more]

 

UNODC HIV/AIDS Section organizes UNODC side event on access to measures for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among women who use drugs and women in prison

 April 2021, Vienna – On 14 April, with the occasion of the 64th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the UNODC HIV/AIDS Section organized the side event “Ensuring access to measures for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV among women who use drugs and women in prison”  [Read more]

 

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