Category: Community Action on Harm Reduction

Community Action on Harm Reduction is an ambitious project that aims to expand harm reduction services to more than 180,000 people who use drugs

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The frontier of feminist resistance

The frontier of feminist resistance

Queer women in Africa are demanding their own safe spaces. ...

UNGASS on drugs: we won’t end AIDS without “harm reduction.”

If just 7.5% of the estimated $100 billion spent annually on the war on drugs was instead directed to spending on harm reduction, we could practically ...

People who use drugs left behind by global funding gap

The fight to defeat HIV among those most at risk of infection may not be achieved as soon as hoped unless harm reduction services for people who use d ...

Safe from harm: reducing HIV among people who use drugs in Cambodia

As the 20th International AIDS Conference gets underway, three leading HIV and drugs organisations are warning that global funding for HIV prevention ...

Investment needed for health and human rights of people who inject drugs

People who inject drugs remain one of the highest-risk groups for contracting HIV, but infringements of their human rights around the world threatens ...

Needle and syringe programme faces challenges in Cambodia

The health of people who inject drugs in Cambodia is being put at risk due to opposition from police and local communities to needle and syringe progr ...

Health services for prisoners vital to get to zero new HIV infections

In Cambodia, despite a higher rate of heroin use among prisoners than the general population, there is currently little in the way of treatment option ...

Methadone maintenance treatment should be made available in prisons

Methadone maintenance treatment should be made available to injecting drug users in prisons in Cambodia. It requires daily intake and is used to wean ...

To criminalise or not criminalise people who use drugs: that is the question

In Kenya, in a tiny holding cell at a police post reeking of urine, vomit and human waste, Moha is crouched in one corner. ...

Fauzia’s story: drugs, rape and HIV

Chris Obiero reports from Kenya on the challenges and stigma faced by injecting drug users who are also living with HIV. ...
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