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[Ana Liffey Drug Project] Dublin Regional Homeless Executive supports plans to pilot a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre. (21 Feb 2012)

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In its submission to 'Your City, Your Space' the Dublin City Public Realm Strategy, the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive has given its support to Ana Liffey Drug Project's goal to pilot a Medically Supervised Injection Centre:

Recommendation No.7:
"Support as a priority the design and development of harm reduction services for drug users at risk of and experiencing homelessness in Dublin City such as the proposed piloting of a medically supervised injecting centre, as recommended by the Irish Drug Advisory Body in 2005, and more recently as supported by Cllr Andrew Montague, Lord Mayor of Dublin at the recent Launch of the Ana Liffey Drug project Strategic Plan 2012 – 2014."

 

Item Type:News
Source:Ana Liffey Drug Project
Date:21 February 2012
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Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > Needle distribution and exchange
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Dublin
G Health and disease > Etiology > Disease transmission factor > Needle sharing

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