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World Health Organization, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNAIDS. [WHO] (2004) WHO/UNODC/UNAIDS position paper. Substitution maintenance therapy in the management of opioid dependence and HIV/AIDS prevention. Geneva: World Health Organization. 36 p.

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The World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), have developed a joint position on substitution maintenance therapy for opioid dependence. Based on a review of scientific evidence and oriented towards policymakers, the WHO/UNODC/UNAIDS position paper covers a wide range of issues, from the rationale for this treatment modality, to the specific considerations regarding its provision for people with HIV/AIDS.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Review
Drug Type:Opioid
Intervention Type:AOD disorder drug therapy, AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:WHO
Date:2004
Pages:36 p.
Publisher:World Health Organization
Corporate Creators:World Health Organization, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNAIDS
Place of Publication:Geneva
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care administration > Health care quality control
B Substances > Opioids (opiates)
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance disorder drug therapy
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Harm reduction policy
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control

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