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Hunt, Neil and Trace, Mike and Bewley-Taylor, Dave (2005) Reducing drug related harms to health: an overview of the global evidence. Oxford: Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme.

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This report explores the various ways in which the use of illicit drugs can cause harm to individual and public health. It provides a summary of the global evidence base for the effectiveness of programmes designed to reduce these harms, and focuses on some key challenges for policymakers in areas of the world facing high levels of HIV and Hepatitis infection, and accidental overdose deaths.


Date:2005
Pages:15 p.
Publisher:Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme
Place of Publication:Oxford
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:G Health and disease > State of health
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction

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