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 inter-agency 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 Uzbekistan, 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.