Today is World AIDs Day, which was designated to be held every day since the 1st December 1988, its a global day where the global community come together to raise awareness of the AIDs pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, in which we remember those in the community taken to soon and celebrate the progress and strides being made to put and end to AIDs. Collectively on this day we have joined together with other Global organisations... Read More
The Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) has published a new guide assessing the meaningful engagement of people who use drugs in Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCM). Also included are the research protocols followed in preparing the guide and the results of the desk review assessing participation of people who use drugs in CCMs.
The CCM is one of the most important Global Fund structures, responsible for... Read More
For too long harm reduction programs have emphasised social control over the right to health. Punitive measures in harm reduction have restricted people from accessing services such as OAT. COVID-19 has shown these restrictions have always been unnecessary. We demand an end to compulsory urine testing, age limitations, HIV/HCV testing, non-consensual discharges, mandatory attendance, forced reductions, transfer refusals and other stigmatising... Read More