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close this bookDrug Abuse and HIV/AIDS: Lessons Learned - Case Studies Booklet - Central and Eastern Europe and the Central Asian States (UNAIDS, 2001, 113 p.)
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Explanatory notes

The opinions expressed in the present publication do not necessarily represent the official policy of the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention or of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

The term “harm reduction”, as used in the publication, is understood to mean “reducing the health and social consequences of drug abuse”.

Symbols of United Nations documents are composed of capital letters combined with figures. Mention of such a symbol indicates a reference to a United Nations document.

The following abbreviations and acronyms have been used in the publication.

AIDS

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

FSW

Female sex worker

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

IDU

Injecting drug user

RAPID

Russian AIDS Prevention Initiative - Drugs

STD

Sexually transmitted disease

STI

Sexually transmitted infection

UNAIDS

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNDCP

United Nations International Drug Control Programme

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

WHO

World Health Organization