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In Shymkent HIV prevention among drug users was discussed

In Shymken a public discussion on the "Implementation of opioid substitution therapy to prevent HIV in Kazakhstan" was held, organized by the Foundation "Aman-Saulyk" in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Development and the Republican Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS. The event was attended by heads of health department, education department, regional center for the prevention and control of AIDS, drug treatment clinic, law enforcement agencies (Office of the Anti-Narcotics of the Department of Internal Affairs and the Department of the penitentiary system), Maslikhat deputies, representatives of NGOs, drug addicted patients and their relatives.