This report was prepared within the framework of the Central Asia Drug Action
Programme– Phase 6 (CADAP 6) in the component “National Focal Points” (NFP).
It uses the 2017 data.
The review includes information provided by ministries, agencies, and public and
nongovernmental organisations involved in the prevention of drug addiction and HIV/
AIDS, as well as in counteracting illicit drug trafficking, the state of the art with regard to
the implementation of existing national programmes, issues related to coordination and
interagency cooperation, and a study of the situation in this field.
Taking into account the system of statistical reporting on drug supply and demand
indicators that exists in Kazahstan, the standards for key epidemiological indicators and
guidelines for the preparation of national reviews developed by the European Monitoring
Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction were followed.