In the Netherlands Antilles, an estimated 75 percent of crime is drug-related. Confronted with large numbers of people attempting to smuggle drugs by commercial flights, authorities implemented a “100% Control” policy of screening large numbers of passengers for drugs. The programme has been very…
This paper calls for the development and rapid scaling up of comprehensive harm reduction programmes in prisons. As part of these programmes, prison systems should provide HIV care equivalent to that available in the community, including anti-retroviral treatment.
This collaborative report critically analyses the performance of the International Narcotics Control Board in terms of its reaction over time to the growing incidence of HIV transmission through injecting drug use.
This is a free resource comprising of the best papers, articles and documents for people who are involved in trying to reduce the number of new HIV infections among, or improving HIV care for, injecting drug users.
This short paper summarises the five fundamental principles for effective drug policies that have been developed and agreed by IDPC members through research, analysis and debate over the last two years.