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Calls upon the adoption of “Safe to Use” guidelines which shall provide assistance to health care providers in prescribing of opioids through the following standards: To treat chronic non cancer pain, alternatives to opioids to be used Upon alternatives failing to reduce pain, patients to be prescribed opioids starting with the least effective dose Opioid prescription to be timed depending on the severity of pain Before approving an extension, the health care provider to carry out an addiction risk assessment through collaboration with Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Incorporate alternatives to opioids in treatment to reduce dependence and risk of addictionTo reduce pain levels after medical procedures, physicians to be able to prescribe opioids for an interim period after which alternatives to be incorporated Physicians to make use of timed medical prescriptions which shall;Describe the dose and strength of the drugThe time period for which that medicine is to be taken along with information regarding the side effects of the given medicinesAfter the given time period is terminated, the prescription to stand as null and voidUrges for the establishment of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programmes (PDMP) which shall:Collect and distribute data consisting of prescribed drugs through collaboration with  regional monitoring centres, health care units and hospitals as well as through individual physicians PDMP being integrated into the electronic health systems of hospitals Connecting with authorised pharmacies to gain information regarding opioid prescriptions Possess information pertaining to:Standards that are to be maintained concerning the prescription of opioidsAlternatives to opioids as well as synthetic drugs such as SuboxoneStatistical data regarding strength, dose and time it takes for opioid tolerance and addiction to develop Development of new forms of opioids, including synthetic drugs, as well as their strength and side effectsIdentification of drug and prescription misuse as well as illegal channels of supplying drugs Establish an integrated information system on a state level which shall:Connect with the electronic health systems to allow physicians and health care providers with better access to information regarding prescription of opioidsAllow physicians to upload prescriptions of patients to allow whether the prescription is being used at more than one authorised pharmacy to gain opioidsFurther allowing health care providers to gain access to pain management training through a variety of online courses in the form of video and text programmes Provide information regarding the development and effects of synthetic drugs such as  SuboxoneProvide data to regional bodies such as the EMCDDA to improve regional cooperation and help integrate regional policiesCreate a channel of information sharing between PDMPs and drug harm reduction programs for the formation of statistics regarding drug misuse and addiction Continue to be funded through:Local bodies, municipalities and the federal government who are to allocate funds based on national policies and budgets Interest free loans being provided for an interim period by international bodies such as World Bank Aid in the form of finances and expertise being provided by regional bodies such as the European Commission and the EMCDDA Encourages to implement the four tier plan which aims to reduce the harm of drug addiction through:Preventing overprescription, misuse  and development of an addiction to opioids by:Urging healthcare providers to abide by the “Safe to Use” guidelinesMaking use of the “No Pain No Gain” awareness campaign aimed to increase awareness of the harms of opioid misuse and to increase tolerance to pain throughIntroducing the NPNG challenge whereby famous personalities visit individuals who have endured pain without taking painkillers Collaborating with social media outlets such as facebook and twitter to increase the popularity of the challenge by making it a trendAdvertising the campaign with the help of media outlets such as television as well as introducing merchandise through collaboration with fashion companiesCreation of an online donation pool under the campaign’s website whereby the donated finances to fund regional and international policies regarding opioid distribution and misuse Adopting the four tier program which focuses on reducing the risk of drug addiction and opioid misuse by:Providing needle and syringe program through:Establishing low threshold facilities and counselling services, as well as vending machines and outreach servicesProviding clean, sterilised syringes to addicts in a safe environment to reduce the spread of diseasesReducing harm associated with overuse of opioids and  other drugs by providing information regarding safer injecting practices as well as how to manage and prevent an opioid overdoseSecuring funding for this programs by collaboration with local bodies and municipals, as well as international organizations such as World bank and regional bodies such as the European CommissionProviding drug consumption rooms which shall:Be constructed with the help of UNDP as well as through local initiativesTo be monitored through collaboration between state institutions and UNODCProvide individuals with illicit drugs that they’re addicted to keeping the dose in line with safety measures namely:The strength of the dose in line with preventing withdrawal effects from kicking inIndividuals to not be able to take any form of drugs home Technical staff to monitor the consumption and ensure prevention of overdoseProvide high risk drug and opioids users with addiction treatment namely by:Counselling services and recommendations to health and social therapy  Provide immediate medical care to individuals in case of drug overdose Offer primary health care with the help of trained nurses and physiciansIncorporating various methods of treatment such asDrugs that reverse the effects of overdose including Naloxone and Suboxone Providing such drugs with a combination of non-opioid alternatives Training for nurses and healthcare staff in terms of such treatments to be provided from PDMPsImplementing heroin assisted treatment which shall aim to: