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Status paper on prisons, drugs and harm reduction [publication] /

by World Health Organization. Collaborating Centre for Promoting Health in Prisons; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2005Description: 21 p. ; 30 cm.SAPHIR theme(s): Promotion de la santé - Prévention | AddictionsMeSH subject(s): Prisoners | Prisons | Substance-Related Disorders | Harm Reduction | Substance-Related Disorders -- prevention & control | EuropePUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This report summarizes the evidence on harm reduction in prisons and aims to provide evidence for action that will reduce the health-related harm associated with drug dependence within the overall objectives of the WHO Health in Prisons Project (HIPP) to protect and promote the health of those imprisoned in the interest of public health. [p.1.] [Contents] Introduction. Background: from evidence to action. Definition of harm reduction. How harm can be reduced. Needle and syringe exchange in prisons. Treatment and care related to HIV/AIDS: harm reduction in prisons in its social, political and cultural context. Harm reduction action in prisons : what would be a minimum standard? Conclusion.
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This report summarizes the evidence on harm reduction in prisons and aims to provide evidence for action that will reduce the health-related harm associated with drug dependence within the overall objectives of the WHO Health in Prisons Project (HIPP) to protect and promote the health of those imprisoned in the interest of public health. [p.1.] [Contents] Introduction. Background: from evidence to action. Definition of harm reduction. How harm can be reduced. Needle and syringe exchange in prisons. Treatment and care related to HIV/AIDS: harm reduction in prisons in its social, political and cultural context. Harm reduction action in prisons : what would be a minimum standard? Conclusion.