On this page you can find relevant researchs on drug-related health topics, including HIV, hepatitis C, drug and overdose prevention, harm reduction and drug treatment. You can also find our Clinical Guidelines.

EU drugs strategy (2005-2012)
This new strategy builds on the final evaluation of the 2000–2004 EU drugs strategy and action plan on drugs (COM (2004) 707 final) and on Europol and EMCDDA contributions in this context (Snapshots 1999-2004 and thematic papers). The strategy aims to provide added value to national drug strategies in the EU while respecting the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality set out in the Treaties.
Drugnet Europe 77 (EMCDDA Newsletter Jan to March 2012)
In this issue: 2012 EMCDDA work programme; ECDC-EMCDDA HIV rapid risk assessment; Romania passes law to curb distribution of new psychoactive substances; European summer school on illicit drugs; multicity project on wastewater analysis; upcoming events on new psychoactive substances; and new EMCDDA products and services.
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In this interview, Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch discusses the negative impacts of the war on drugs, the role of current drug policies in fuelling the global HIV epidemic, and examples of successful drug policy reforms such as those introduced in Portugal and Switzerland
A definition of ‘drug mules’ for use in a European context
EMCDDA explores whether a common definition of ‘drug mules’ can be developed in the European context and assesses the implications of this for data gathering and future research.
Joint UN Statement calls for the closure of compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centers
The joint statement has been signed by twelve United Nations entities. They are calling for the closure of compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centers.
Medicine and the Epidemic of Incarceration in the United States
This document analysis the dynamics of prison medicine as it relates to the issue of mental disorders.
CIDE: submissions for the position in drug policy
CIDE’s Región Centro campus, located in the city of Aguascalientes, Mexico, is calling for submissions for the position of Visiting Professor in the area of drug policy.
Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems
This official journal of EUROPAD (European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association), is a peer-reviewed publication for professionals wanting to stay informed of research and opinion on opioid misuse treatment in Europe and around the world. A particular emphasis is on medication-assisted treatments for opioid addiction.
Newsletter Intercambiando n°34 - February 2012
This newsletter highlights; Drug Policy in Argentina: changes in several agencies, Latin America does not take vacations in drug issues, Global Technical Meeting on Stimulant drugs use and HIV and Reflection on the role of school: Get mixed up to care them or to annoy them?
Drug policy and the public good: evidence for effective intervention
The comprehensive review is the first of its kind to examine the effectiveness of all types of preventative drug policy worldwide, including policies to control the supply of drugs, prescription programmes to control pharmaceuticals, prevention programmes and health and social services for drug users.
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