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UNODC-WHO Special Launch Event – The SOS Initiative – Stop Overdose Safely: Emergency Community Management of Opioid Overdose including interim Naloxone

Rein Oidekevi, Estonia. Serious topic, require strong action, PWID experience most severe health risks, high risk of OD and premature death, lack of action can lead to unacceptable loss of life, important to review drug policy to place stronger emphasis on human rights, naloxone programs can immediately reverse the effect of opioid overdose, national program …

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Special event: International Standards for the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders – Each person counts, leaving no one behind

Organized by the Governments of Italy, Norway, Sweden and the United States, the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, the World Health Organization and the Vienna and New York NGO Committees. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, UNODC: Looking forward to dialogue around further guidelines for treatment. Pedro Luis Moitinho de Almeida, CND Facilitator for Post-UNGASS Matters, …

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