COVID-19

World Drug Report 2021

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UNODC
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Consisting of five separate booklets, the World Drug Report 2021 provides an in-depth analysis of the global drug markets and paints a comprehensive picture of the measurable effects and potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the world drug problem.

Addictive behaviors and craving during the COVID-19 pandemic of people who have recovered from substance use disorder

Citation
Bonny-Noach, H., & Gold, D. (2020). Addictive behaviors and craving during the COVID-19 pandemic of people who have recovered from substance use disorder. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 39(2), 257-264.‏

Gender, employment, and continuous pandemic as predictors of alcohol and drug consumption during the COVID-19

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Levy, I., Cohen-Louck, K., & Bonny-Noach, H. (2021). Gender, employment, and continuous pandemic as predictors of alcohol and drug consumption during the COVID-19. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 109029.‏

The impact of COVID-19 on drug use and harm reduction programming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region: a regional consultation of stakeholders and people who use drugs

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Van Hout, M.C., Haddad, P. & Aaraj, E. The Impact of COVID-19 on Drug Use and Harm Reduction Programming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: a Regional Consultation of Stakeholders and People Who Use Drugs. Int J Ment Health Addiction (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-021-00500-7
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COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) was classified a pandemic on March 11, 2020, with early reports of the disease occurring in the Middle East and North African (MENA) area. On January 2021, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (WHO-EMRO) reported 5,566,708 confirmed cases with 131,886 fatalities to date.