Training workshop for managers of Drug Harm Reduction Centres under the HIV projectOct 10, 2015
Establishment and running of “Harm Reduction” centres constitutes a significant component of the new Global Fund supported project of the I. R. Iran and UNDP to support the implementation of the National Strategic Plan to control HIV/AIDS. Harm reduction activities are provided out of the centres established by the national project implementing parties: the Ministry of Health and the Welfare Organisation.
In a three-day workshop, started today (10 October) in Tehran, the managers of some 40 Harm Reduction centres under the Ministry of Health receive refresher training and exchange experiences and knowledge on the ways and means to providing effective Harm Reduction services. The workshop is organized by the Addiction Prevention and Mental Health Office of the Ministry of Health and UNDP.