HOPS – Healthy Options Project Skopje’s Center for Education, Documentation and Research and Coalition “Sexual and Health Rights of Marginalized Communities” announce call for articles for 9th issue of theDrugs – Policies and Practices magazine.

Drugs – Policies and Practices promotes topics about drugs, drug use, drug treatment, and other related topics, such as: sex work and drugs, HIV/AIDS and drugs, Hepatitis B and C and drugs, Tuberculosis and drugs, rights of the marginalized groups/communities, gender perspectives, free access to public information, researches, policies, advocacy, civil society, activism, social work, social policy, health, through the drugs perspectives.

Drugs – Policies and Practices target audience are people who use drugs, people on drug addiction treatment, experts for drug use and drug treatment issues and all for people with interest for these topics. It is published both in Macedonian (printed and online) and in English (online).

Drugs – Policies and Practices accepts articles, translated articles, news, promotions, columns/essays, pictures with socially enlightening content, campaigns related to D-PP topics. It is space for affirmation of personal opinions and opinions of institutions and organizations who work on such issues. If you have an opinion to declare, news to announce and to boost your campaign, please, contact Vanja Dimitrievski,vanjad@hops.org.mk.

The main topic for the 9th issue of the magazine is Financial support for harm reduction programs. Despite the main topic, we welcome all other articles related to afore mentioned topics.
Dead line for this call is March 15, 2017. Editorial Board will do the selection of received articles and other materials. Selection criteria are:

  • Expertise (knowledge and experience for described topics)
  • Creativity
  • Cutting-edge
  • Due performance

For more information, please, contact Vanja Dimitrievski, vanjad@hops.org.mk.
For more information about text formatting, please, read the Guidelines for Authors.
The previous issues of Drugs – Policies and Practices are available at: link 1 and link 2.

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