Training on community participation and social work with drug users held in Bishkek

Two experts from the German organisation Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe conducted the third national workshop for seventeen Kyrgyz experts on community participation and social work with people using drugs.

The list of participants included representatives of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working with drug users from Bishkek, Karakol, Osh and Jalal Abad. They discussed issues of common relevance, such as physical health of people who use drugs, infectious diseases and psychological well-being.

To improve the social work practices in dealing with people using drugs in Kyrgyzstan, participants of the workshop  together with the trainers developed the training material for social workers.

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