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2011/2/15

COMMUNITY BASED TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS 

Strategic Information Resource: Community based treatment and rehabilitation for drug users

The purpose of this Strategic Information Resource is to provide an overview of the key sources of strategic information on community-based treatment and rehabilitation for drug users in an easily accessible format. Documents and resources listed are considered by UNAIDS to constitute the most authoritative and comprehensive sources of information on this subject.

I. Global policy and programming guidance  

1. Principles of Drug Dependence Treatment, UNODC, WHO, March 2008

2. Drug Control, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: A Human Rights Perspective, 53rd session of Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 2010

3. Guidelines for the Psychosocially Assisted Pharmacological Treatment of Opioid Dependence, WHO, 2009

4. Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation: A Practical Planning and Implementation Guide, UNODC, 2003

5. Investing in Drug Abuse Treatment: A Discussion Paper for Policy Makers, UNODC, 2003

6. Contemporary Drug Abuse Treatment - A Review of the Evidence Base, UNODC, 2002

7. Policy and Programming Guide for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Among Injecting Drug Users, WHO, 2005

8. Management of Common Health Problems of Drug Users, WHO Regional Office for South East Asia, 2008

 

II. Best Practice and Experience Documentation – (International and China)

1. Experiences - Linking Therapeutic Community and Harm Reduction - The Daytop Prevention and Recovery Centre for Drug Dependency, UNAIDS, 2010

2. Experiences - PSI Huxianghao Best Practice, UNAIDS, 2010

3. Community Based Treatment Good Practice, UNODC, 2008

 

III. UN Technical Support contacts  

1.  In-country (China)

Mr. Giovanni Nicotera, UNODC Project Manager and Country Advisor HIV/AIDS, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Address:  5-1-102, Tayuan Diplomatic Compound, No. 1 Xindonglu, Chaoyang District Beijing, P.R.China 100600 
Tel: (86-10) 6532 6902 
Fax: (86-10) 6532 6907 
Website: www.unodc.org 

2. Global:

UNODC: Mr. Christian Kroll, UNODC Global Coordinator for HIV/AIDS

Address: United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime (UNODC) 
Vienna International Centre 
Wagramer Strasse 5  
A 1400 Vienna 
Austria
Tel: + (43) (1) 26060 
Fax:  (43) (1) 263-3389
Website: http://www.unodc.org/

UNODC: Mr. Gilberto Gerra, Chief, Health and Human Development Section

Address: Division for Operations
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Room D1438, P.O. Box 500, 1400 Vienna,
Austria
Website: http://www.unodc.org/

IV. Other technical resources

UNAIDS Publication Database

WHO Resources on Injecting Drug Use

UNODC Resources on Injecting Drug Use

Avert Information on Injecting Drug Use

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