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Table 1 List of the United Nations-recommended services for people who use drugs

From: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on harm reduction services in Spain

United Nations-recommended services for people who use drugs Needle and syringe programmes
Opioid substitution therapy
HIV testing services
Antiretroviral therapy for those living with HIV
Prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
Condom programmes for people who inject drugs and their sexual partners
Targeted information and education programmes
Prevention, vaccination, diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis B and C
Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis
Community distribution of naloxone
  1. Sources: WHO, UNODC, UNAIDS technical guide for countries to set targets for universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care for injecting drug users, 2012 revision. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2013. Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations, 2016 update. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2016