Charan Sharma brings nearly two decades of professional experience in the fields of drug use, HIV/AIDS, and human rights of people who use drugs. As an activist is associated with the global Harm Reduction movement. Founding member and currently advisor to Indian Drug users Forum (IDUF). He started his association with harm reduction as peer educator in 2000 and now working as Program Manager of Drug use & harm reduction with Alliance India. He has been key members of developing guidelines for harm reduction in India and beyond. Recently has been instrumental in advocating with India CCM in securing 10 million USD from Global fund for direct support specifically for HIV KP for emergency needs during and after effect of COVID-19.