VolteFace will launch a report that investigates how to better manage the harms caused by cannabis use, showing how neglect towards public health discourses and cannabis' current legal state have exacerbated these harms.
Entitled "Palliative care is public health: principles to practice", this will be an opportunity for hospices, and the organisations with whom they collaborate, to share, learn and network internationally.
Over 600 participants from 58 countries attended the First European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies held in Lisbon in 2015. Following this success, the organisers have decided to launch Lisbon Addictions 2017.
The World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence and EUROPAD will select up to 12 oral presentations to be presented during the next American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence congress
375 civil society groups, including prominent human rights NGOs, from across the globe have called on UN drug control authorities to urge an immediate stop to the extrajudicial killings of suspected drug offenders in the Philippines.
For the past 3 years, the medical community has rallied to oppose attempts to place ketamine, a medicine that is indispensable for anaesthesia and pain relief, under restrictive international controls.
Civil society groups from all over the world have released a statement condemning governments for failing to acknowledge the devastating consequences of punitive and repressive drug policies as they prepare for a UN summit on the issue next month.
80% of the world’s population is denied access to morphine – while 20% consume almost all of it. It is hard to think of a greater injustice that has largely arisen from the misunderstanding and fear of international drug policy. This is why IDHDP is launching its campaign: “Striving for equity in…