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Recommendations «Web – outreach for people who use drugs»

Web outreach is a method for contacting, counseling, engaging, and retaining PWUD in harm reduction programs through websites, social networks, messengers, and specialized forums, including darknet platforms. Read more

UNODC launches new webpage to expand access to essential HIV health and social services

The UNODC Regional Programme Office for Eastern Europe (Kyiv, Ukraine), in cooperation with the Charitable Fund “Humanitarian Action” (Saint Petersburg, Russia), launches a new website on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) (https://nps-info.org/). The website serves as an online platform for key populations including people who use new psychoactive substances (NPS)/stimulants and service providers working with the risk groups.

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Webinar Series “Web-outreach as a Harm Reduction tool”

Continuing the work which started in 2019 in expanding access to essential HIV health and social services for key populations including people who use New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)/stimulants, UNODC Regional Programme office for Eastern Europe in cooperation with the Charitable Fund “Humanitarian Action” launched a series of webinars aimed at familiarizing with a web-based information dissemination tool. Read more

People Who Use NPS/Stimulants: Basic Needs and Barriers in Access to HIV Related Medical and Social Services in Moldova

Despite grand achievements on national, regional and international levels in response to the HIV epidemic, it remains a major public health issue. The representatives of Key Populations (KP) and their sexual partners have been disproportionately affected by the rise in HIV infections, which is further exacerbated by inadequate availability of integrated HIV prevention services. Read more

People Who Use NPS/Stimulants: Basic Needs and Barriers in Access to HIV Related Medical and Social Services in Ukraine

Today, while much has been achieved in the fight against the HIV epidemic, it remains a major global public health problem. The growing number of HIV infections that disproportionately affect representatives of Key Populations (KP) and their sexual partners is aggravated by inadequate availability of integrated HIV prevention services. Read more

The short history of New Psychoactive substances in Ukraine

During the last decade, the rapid emergence of diverse range of substances pragmatically clustered under the term novel psychoactive substances (NPS), has significantly reshaped the Ukrainian and global drug scene. Read more