Resolution EM/RC52/R.5. Substance use and dependence

1. URGES member states to: (…)

1.2 Make a wide range of approaches and interventions available to address different aspects of primary prevention, through programmes like life skills education, and different levels of care, rehabilitation and harm reduction, with major reliance on community based mechanisms and not only hospital based services.

  • Harm reduction

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WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean endorses harm reduction as a component of strategies relating to drug use and dependence.