The EECA statement argues that the currently alarming epidemiologic situation and an envisioned decrease in funding, might affect the sustainability of the positive results worldwide in combating AIDS, and less effective implementation of the new global target: to end HIV by 2030.
The EMCDDA met to discuss how the Council conclusions on the implementation of minimum quality standards in drug demand reduction in the EU can relate to projects at national, European and international level.
Scotland has witnessed a dramatic increase in overdose deaths and HIV infections among injecting drug users. in response, policy-makers in Glasgow are reported to be considering a proposal to open the first supervised injection site. David Liddell explains the current situation.
This week, UNAIDS met with partners to discuss ‘fast-tracking’ the international HIV response. In the sidelines, Harm Reduction International, is ringing the alarm bells for people who inject drugs, who are being left behind in global efforts to end AIDS by 2030.