The international drug conventions were created to ensure the “health and welfare of mankind”, yet drug policies around the world continue to focus on criminal justice and repression rather than on health responses. Governments across the world should provide harm reduction and treatment interventions to reduce the harms associated with drug use, and ensure adequate access to essential medicines.
Consisting of three booklets, the report documents progress and case examples of the transition from compulsory facilities for people who use drugs to voluntary community-based treatment, harm reduction and support services in the region.
UNAIDS and UNODC document progress and case examples pertaining to the transition from compulsory facilities for people who use drugs towards voluntary community-based treatment and complementary health, harm reduction and social support services in Asia-Pacific.
Webinar on the implementation of the GIPA principle with people who use drugs in the HIV response in the region and their representation in political and technical decision-making spaces, based on the results of the Technical Assistance of the Global Fund CRG carried out by LANPUD