Now the Tanzanian drug law is under revision, it is time for the government to move away from the war on drugs and move towards a rights-based approach. TaNPUD is working to correct the national drug law that is against the harm reduction policy, start treating drug use as a public health issue...
This is the results of Australian Needle and Syringe Programs survey from 2009 to 2013, with annual sentinel surveillance of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody prevalence and associated risk behaviours among PWID,
Surveying patients with traumatic brain injuries, a group of researchers reported today that they found those who tested positive for THC were more likely to survive than those who tested negative for the illicit substance.
This report presents the key findings and recommendation of the review of Myanmar's legal framework and its impact on acess to health and HIV prevention and treatment services for people living with HIV and key populations.
This analysis suggests that the new legislation in Liberia is a step in the wrong direction. Instead of adopting a right-based approach wherein drug use would be seen primarily as a public health issue and where law-enforcement initiatives would focus on high-level traffickers rather than...
Underpinned by an economic analysis, this article calls on the government to reallocate resources away from damaging and counterproductive policies based on punitive and enforcement led policies and to focus more on harm reduction.