Tagged as: Harm reduction

3 ways India is making drug use safer 30 Apr 2019

Earlier this year, India's first ever published data on drug use estimated that the country is home to around 850,000 people who use drugs. Here’s how our partner, India HIV/AIDS Alliance, is at the forefront of providing harm reduction services to keep people healthy....

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Our lives, our voices 26 Apr 2019

These photos tell stories of the lives of people who use drugs in Myanmar, Nigeria and Uganda. They were created through a collaboration between Frontline AIDS and PhotoVoice, working with communities of people who use drugs, LGBT people, and adolescent girls and young women in the three countries, within the PITCH programme....

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Raising the status of women who use drugs in India 15 Dec 2018

Introducing WINGS, an Alliance India programme which has set out to prove and document that women who use drugs do exist in India, and that tailored harm reduction services can have a huge impact on their lives....

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The systematic abuse of India’s female opiate users 13 Dec 2018

Women who use drugs are at increased risk from HIV and violence, but as they don’t explicitly feature in official national data, their needs largely go unmet....

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Promoting harm reduction in China by sharing good practice abroad 16 Oct 2018

Innovative techniques for domestic advocacy key to development of community-based harm reduction for people who use drugs in...

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Heroin addiction, sex work and the struggle for healthcare 14 Sep 2018

Annabella, 20, was introduced to drugs as a teenager and became a heroin addict. She wants to quit but is struggling to access friendly health services....

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Harm reduction: meeting the needs of hard-to-reach individuals 26 Jun 2018

Bangyuan shares the stories of three people who use drugs to demonstrate how harm reduction programmes can focus on the...

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Putting people at the centre of harm reduction: lessons from India 22 Jun 2018

Influence Support Officer Clare Morrison on a New Delhi clinic that puts people who use drugs at the centre of its harm reduction...

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Phoebe’s story: Using drugs to brave the business 12 Mar 2018

Phoebe Kanana’s story as told to Lucy. K....

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