The Card of Cankarjev dom
Slovenian conferences on the treatment of addiction celebrate now the 20th anniversary. They are organised with the aim to present the latest developments in the field of dependence and raising the public awareness of such a sensitive area as addiction. The main conference topics are treatment of drug users with comorbidities and cooperation with drug prevention, harm reduction, treatment and rehabilitation programs, especially psychiatric but not at all excluding other medical, social, educational, law enforcement…
Since the recognition of hepatitis C virus in 1989 it has been clear that intravenous drug users are at highest risk for acquiring the infection due to parenteral mode of its transmission. Hepatitis C virus is the main cause of chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.