Women who inject drugs and HIV: Addressing specific needs
A new policy brief Women who inject drugs and HIV: Addressing specific needs has been published by UNODC, UNWOMEN, WHO and INPUD. The policy brief aims to promote gender equality and human rights in terms of an effective harm reduction response to HIV for women who inject drugs in community and prison settings.
Advancing migrant access to health services in Europe
The European AIDS Treatment Group is currently seeking drug user organisations to promote and encourage their members who happen to be migrants, individuals who where not born in the country they currently live, to take this survey intended to improve health policy for migrants. Having people who use drugs involved in this anonymous process would be of great benefit.
INPUD co-signs "Call to EU Ministers of Health and CEOs of Abbvie, BMS, Gilead, Jannssen and Merck/MSD regarding Universal Access to Curative Hepatitis C Treatment in the EU and Beyond"
Call to EU Ministers of Health and CEOs of Abbvie, BMS, Gilead, Janssen and Merck/MSD regarding Universal Access to Curative Hepatitis C Treatment in the EU and Beyond
The undersigned Civil Society Organizations, Forums, Associations and Networks for and of people living with hepatitis C in Europe want to underline that:
After Decades of Silence, Drug Users Gain Seat at AIDS Conference
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA —
Intravenous drug users at the International AIDS Conference say their particular needs have been overlooked in broad efforts to stem the spread of the virus.
But that has changed this year, as a group of drug users has been allowed space in the venue. They hope their presence and their voices will lead to greater progress in the fight against AIDS.