Harm Reduction Services

The following onsite harm reduction services will be made available to conference delegates:

  • Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST)
    In case you will be needing access to OST while in Durban, please make sure to contact [email protected] as soon as possible.
  • Needle/Syringe Programme (NSP)
    Sterile injecting equipment and other supplies, will be available at no cost in the Harm Reduction Networking Zone, in the Global Village.
  • Harm Reduction Networking Zone
    The Harm Reduction Networking Zone is designed as a place to chill out, network, and collect information on drug use related issues. Harm reduction packs, NSP, and sharps disposal will also be available. The Networking Zone is located in booth #612.

Conference participants who need to access opioid substitution therapy (OST) and/or the needle/syringe programme (NSP) during their stay in Durban are strongly advised to download the following factsheet.

General information on customs and yellow fever vaccination requirements can be found here.

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For download

OST and NSP Factsheet

Contact the Harm Reduction Services Team

[email protected]