10th January "018

We are seeking an experienced, self motivated Finance Officer for small busy office with global reach.


The International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) is a global peer-based organisation that seeks to promote the health and defend the rights of people who use drugs. INPUD will expose and challenge stigma, discrimination, and the criminalisation of people who use drugs and its impact on the drug-using community’s health and rights. INPUD will achieve this through processes of empowerment and advocacy at the international level, while supporting empowerment and advocacy at community, national, and regional levels.

About the Role

Post:                                      Finance Officer

Accountable to:                Executive Director, Deputy Director, and the Board Treasurer

Place of work:                    INPUD Secretariat, Elephant and Castle, London, UK

Hours:                                   Three days a week

Term of contract:             One year rolling

Salary:                                   GBP £36,050.00 pro rata (depending on experience)


The successful candidate will need to be based in London, United Kingdom.


INPUD is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including members of the drug using community, as well as people living with HIV and/or hepatitis and LGBTQI people.

Job Description

Manage the accounting and finance operations of the organisation in accordance with the Financial Policy and Procedures and the Staff Handbook.

·         Responsible for recording, interpreting, classifying, analysing, reporting all financial transactions.

January 2018



When? Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 18:00 (GMT)

Where? John Snow Lecture Theatre, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT


A Day in the Life: The World of Humans Who Use Drugs highlights how the lives of people who use drugs are affected by the global war on drugs. The film, produced in cooperation between activists and drug users, highlights individual stories through the course of one day in Crimea, the US, Germany, Nigeria, Indonesia, Hungary and Mexico. In doing so, it demonstrates how very seemingly parallel behaviours can result in very different consequences in different countries and contexts, in varying legal regimes, and in the context of hugely diverse access (and barriers) to life-saving healthcare provision, harm reduction, and social services. 

The film additionally illustrates how people who use drugs themselves actively respond to repressive environments and engage in collective action and activism in striving to challenge – and to change – the policies and laws around them and, in so doing, improve the lives of their communities.

After the public screening, there will be a Q&A session with a diverse panel of activists, academics, and researchers. The panel will have the opportunity to discuss aspects of the film as well as the legislative and policy infrastructures that impact the lives and lived experiences of people who use drugs.

To book (free) tickets, click here

For further information, click here

The Smart Sex Worker’s and Drug User’s Guide


This Smart Guide is a quick reference for sex workers and people who use drugs to help understand the transition from Global Fund financing. It explains what the process is, how it works and why it is happening. It highlights the risks as well as the (few) opportunities there may be for a responsible transition, and suggests actions for engaging in the transition process. It will help the community ensure the continuation of rights-based health and social care programming for sex workers and people who use drugs after a country transitions out of Global Fund financing or away from other external donor financial support. For the Smart Guide, click here.

The Smart Guide is now available in several other languages. 

For the Smart Guide in French, click here
For the Smart Guide in Spanish, click here
For the Smart Guide in Russian, click here
For the Smart Guide in Simplified Chinese, click here






November 2017

This IDUIT Brief Guide for People who Use Drugs is intended to outline the key concepts of Implementing Comprehensive HIV and HCV Programs with People who Inject Drugs: Practical Guidance for Collaborative Interventions (the IDUIT) related to prevention, treatment and empowerment with regard to HIV and HCV, and point to how activists and professionals from among the community of people who use drugs might promote better policy and practice.


For the Brief Guide, click here.

For the Full IDUIT, click here.