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Bursaries for Western Balkan students for the 2021 European Drugs Winter School

Professionals, academics and experts from the Western Balkan region will have an opportunity to participate in the first European Drugs Winter School (EDWS) this year, thanks to six bursaries being offered through the EMCDDA Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance project (IPA 7). The course, running from 1–12 March, will focus on the theme ‘Responses to, and preparedness for, health-related threats (COVID-19 lessons learned).’ 25.01.2021 
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Euro-DEN Plus network prepares to expand beyond the EU

Data from hospital emergency departments show that every year in Europe thousands of individuals experience drug-related toxicity and other harms, resulting in emergency presentations to hospital (1). Supported by the EMCDDA, the European Drug Emergencies Network (Euro-DEN Plus) monitors drug-related emergency presentations across Europe to provide unique insight into acute health harms related to drug use (2). 11.01.2021 
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Message from EMCDDA Director, Alexis Goosdeel

In this first week of the new year, I would like to thank you for your continued support and wish you a very happy 2021. Ringing in the new year may have felt a little different this time as we reflected on the trials of the past 12 months. 08.01.2021 
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