People who use drugs are dying in increasing numbers. There are more than 200,000 drug-related deaths a year. Overdose deaths contribute to between a third and a half of all drug-related deaths. Last year, in the United States alone, overdose deaths exceeded 59,000. Overdose is the principal cause of death of North Americans younger than fifty years old. Not cancer; not heart attack or stroke... Read More
To be delivered by Judy Chang, INPUD
“Thank you for giving me the floor.
Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen.
I am speaking today on behalf of the Strategic Advisory Group to the United Nations on HIV and Drug Use, or the “SAG” as it is more commonly known. The SAG was established in 2014, and is comprised of representatives from UN agencies, donor governments,... Read More
June 30, 2017 Onwards
United Nations (UN) agencies, over 45 UN member states, the European Union, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and over 370 community and civil society organizations globally have condemned the war on drugs in the Philippines.
Two cases have been filed in the ICC for his crimes against humanity. However, such efforts and concerns were... Read More