É de Lei documents the escalation of police violence during and after the COVID-19 lockdown period, as well as the strategies of harm reduction and community mobilisation to resist and fight for the rights of the people in the area.
The International AIDs Society has published a guide on applications for funding for community-led monitoring programmes, which aim to improve integrated person-centred approaches in health and social care.
The European Harm Reduction Network look at what it means to have greater community involvement in harm reduction research and how this can promote the creation of more complex, multidimensional knowledge.
The Support. Don't Punish campaign offers an overview of activities carried out as part of the Global Day of Action in 2022, which in their own unique ways helped connect policymaking processes with realities on the ground, solidify people power, and challenge criminalisation at its core.
Yimsaard et al. note that Thailand's public health impact of cannabis legalisation must be carefully monitored and underline the necessity for evidence-based guidelines to inform prevention strategies, and implement interventions for at-risk populations, including young adults.
INPUD offers a resource to develop recommendations for law and policy reform to remove barriers to access to essential HIV services for people who use drugs as well as to harm reduction and related health services.
Bratberg et al. highlight that decriminalisation offers advantages for pharmacists and their patients by breaking the cycle of despair caused by the justice system and encourages pharmacists to advocate for the implementation, evaluation, and expansion of decriminalisation policies.
The Forum reunited government, UN and civil society experts to discuss development, health and human rights challenges in relation to drug control ahead of the 2024 mid-term review of implementation of the 2019 Political Declaration.