The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has launched a new funding model that allows it to invest more strategically. Up to $1.9 billion may be available for the new funding model's transition period, in 2013 and 2014.
In February 2013, Rumah Cemara organised a capacity building training for 10 officers from Banceuy narcotics prison in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, to improve their knowledge on HIV, TB, drug dependence, etc.
Global Commission on Drug Policy calls for decriminalization of drug use and expansion of proven, science-based solutions to reduce Hepatitis C – Including sterile syringe access, safer injection facilities and prescription heroin programs.
Current drug policies has increased the risks associated with drug use, tilting the market towards ever more potent and risky products often cut with contaminants, and encouraging high-risk behaviours.
On the foot-tracks of the official announcement of Hepatitis C treatment in prisons around Georgia, the Ministry of Health announced that it would launch a programme for the general population and reach universal coverage by 2016.