A global network promoting objective and open debate on drug policy
AHRN is a regional information and support network created to link and support the courageous people operating programmes providing assistance to injecting drug users in Asia to prevent HIV transmission.
This review examines and analyzes existing laws and policies which affect drug policy and harm reduction in the country as well as recent events and changes in policy which affect the drug policy and harm reduction movements in Thailand.
With the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking once again upon us, we reflect upon yet another year in which governments have failed to recognize the disastrous consequences and failures of the global “war on drugs.”
As a part of the follow-up action to the AHRN's 2012-2016 adopted strategic plan and its new federation model, we are pleased to announce that Asian Harm Reduction Network (AHRN) will now be known as AHRN Federation.
Many policies and practices have already been proven failed but we prefer to continue embracing them and reinvent the same old cycle time and again. AHRN's key message to the world is: 'it is time now to accept the facts and act on them before your decisions and our actions can no longer make...
The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria has raised concerns over the high prevalence rate of these infections among intravenous drug users, despite continuously supporting harm reduction programmes. The concern was raised during a recent visit by a Global Fund executive to follow...
Under a joint United Nations programme in the north-eastern part of the country, UNODC works in the four states of Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Meghalaya, to establish HIV-prevention services that address the special needs of women.
Asia Catalyst and 25 other regional networks and organizations called this week for methadone and buprenorphine access at the International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, to take place this month in Busan, Korea.