Tagged as: Harm reduction

Four reasons to end the silence on the war on drugs 26 Jun 2020

The war on drugs has wreaked havoc on millions of people across the world for half a century, but remains uncontested by all but a few. It has become ...

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The seven Myanmar villages supporting people who use drugs 28 May 2020

Insights from the first community-based harm reduction, treatment and care pilot to be recognised by the country’s Ministry of Health....

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Communities bridge the gap in both HIV and COVID-19 response 30 Apr 2020

Around the world, our partners and their community networks are going the extra mile to ensure critical health services are maintained during the COVI...

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Easing the struggles of people who use drugs during COVID-19 30 Apr 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds we are working to ensure the needs of people who use drugs are not ignored, says Khuất Thị Hải Oanh, executive ...

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Video on empowering women who use drugs: Those three words 05 Mar 2020

Meet Halyna and Svitlana, two inspiring activists who are fighting to change a law that can remove the parental rights of women who use drugs in Ukrai...

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Drug decriminalisation across the world: the evidence 30 Jan 2020

What is the real impact of drug decriminalisation on the health and rights of people who use drugs? A new interactive online map from the Internationa...

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Six reasons why drug consumption rooms work 26 Jun 2019

With zero deaths from overdose since 2003, the Insite drug consumption site in Vancouver, Canada, has been on the frontline of reducing the harm cause...

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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 h...

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Photo stories from people who use drugs: 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 Front...

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