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UNODC OGCCR and Ministry of Interior, UAE host national workshop on “Prevention, treatment and care of infections, including HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and COVID-19, in prison”

6 April 2020 - United Arab Emirates - In response to the rapid global spread of COVID-19, UNODC Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council Region (OGCCR) and the Drug Prevention and Health Branch (DHB) hosted a three-day national workshop on measures to prevent and control the spread of infections, including HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and COVID-19, in prison. [Read more]

 

UNODC HIV/AIDS Section at the 63rd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

2-6 March 2020  Vienna, Austria – The UNODC HIV/AIDS Section co-organized several events to highlight the current situation of and response to HIV among people who use drugs and people in prison [Read more]

 

 

UNODC is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Christian Kroll, former Global Coordinator for HIV/AIDS

UNODC is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Christian Kroll, who was UNODC’s former Global Coordinator for HIV/AIDS since 2004 until his retirement in Dec 2012 [Read more]

 

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 2019

 

 22/05/2019

27/05/2019

 UNODC Regional Training for law enforcement executives of the Republic of Belarus

 UNODC HIV/AIDS Section at the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

 18/02/2019

 UNODC supports HIV health-care services in Namibia's prisons

 2018

 

 23/07/2018

 UNODC at the 22nd International AIDS Conference 23-27 July 2018 in Amsterdam

 10/07/2018

 Expert Group Meeting on the Development of the Technical Guide to ensure access to measures for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission   (PMTCT) of HIV in prisons

 01/06/2018

 UNODC HIV/AIDS Section at the 27th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

 23/03/2018

 Prevention, treatment, care and support for people who use stimulant drugs

 23/03/2018

 The urgent need for harm reduction funding: Scaling up evidence-based interventions for people who use drugs

 2017

 

 06/11/2017

 UNODC HIV/AIDS Expert Group Meeting on the Draft Technical Guide to Ensure Continuity of HIV Services in Prisons

 20/07/2017

 UNODC supporting countries to address hepatitis C among people who inject drugs in the community and in prisons

 30/05/2017

 UNODC HIV/AIDS Section at the 26th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

 12/05/2017

 Harm Reduction International Conference 2017 - UNODC 'At the Heart of the Response'

 05/04/2017

 UNODC and INPUD launch of the manual on Implementing Comprehensive HIV and HCV Programmes with People Who Inject Drugs: Practical Guidance   for Collaborative Interventions (the "IDUIT")

 04/04/2017

 "Harm Reduction in the New Environment" Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Region Harm Reduction Conference 2017 

 2016

 

 28/07/2016

 Addressing hepatitis B in Afghanistan Women Prisons

 18/07/2016

 A Call for Action on HIV and Health in Prison Settings

 02/06/2016

 Law Enforcement Officials Trained on Engagement With People Who Use Drugs

 25/05/2016

 HIV in Prisons: Public Health and Human Rights Approach Covered at Crime Commission

 11/05/2016

 Namibia Launches Prison Health Policy

 09/05/2016

 Vietnam Hosts Bangladesh OST Study Tour

 05/05/2016

 Penitentiary no. 3 in Tiraspol renovated providing access to safe dental care services

 18/04/2016

 Critical role of science in the development of balanced, health-oriented drug policy covered at UNGASS 2016

 25/03/2016 

 UNODC trains Ukraine OST service providers

 15/03/2016

 Alternatives to imprisonment from a health perspective

 14/03/2016

 Second Scientific Statement Science addressing Drugs and HIV: State of the Art, launched

 10/03/2016

 Kazakhstan Ministry of Health and Social Development, UNODC, Award Five Journalists

 2015

 

 16/12/2015

 Biological waste management: Innovation in Moldovan prisons

 01/12/2015

 UNODC marks World AIDS Day 

 23/10/2015

 Ukraine Ministry of Internal Affairs adopts HIV Action Plan

 30/09/2015

 Heads of drug control agencies attend Dakar UNODC regional dialogue

 29/09/2015

 Vietnam opens the first Methadone Maintenance Therapy Service Unit for People in Prison

 25/09/2015

 Global Goals Matter for People Who Use Drugs and People in Prison

 08/09/2015

 Countries Discuss HIV and Drug Policy in Delhi