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Greater Meaningful Involvement of People Who Use Drugs

John-Peter Kools

This brochure highlights some of the examples of excellent practices in peer involvement in Europe. 25 years ago, the first peer initiatives were started as innovative means of providing HIV prevention education. Since then, the scope and capacity of peer involvement has significantly increased...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Harm reduction, Advocacy, Prevention
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Policy Reform and UNGASS 2016

Tamas Varga

The most prominent development we can see in global drug policy today is that more and
more players are admitting the need to move away from law-enforcement-dominated approaches in drug policy towards public health approaches. What are the Conventions that have bound the hands of...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Policy, Laws and regulations, Harm reduction
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Spotlight Sexwork

Pye Jakobsson

Over a prolonged period, dealing
with the issues raised by sex work
has been a major concern for most
European countries, and many different
legislative frameworks have been
applied or discussed. The current focus on cambatting human trafficking often leads to a...

Tags: Sex workers, Women, WHO European region, Harm reduction, Human rights, Policy
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Guide to hepatitis C for people living with HIV

HIV i-Base

This guide helps people living with HIV to: Have accurate, up-to-date information about HIV and
hepatitis C; Get the most out of the relationship with doctors and other health professionals. Feel more in control of health and treatment options. Get better medical care and improved health,...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Treatment
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Don't Panic Guide to Sexual Health

Dublin AIDS Alliance

The Don't Panic Guide to Sexual Health is the result of a unique collaboration with hard-to-reach ethnic communities in the Republic of Ireland. Through forums and street outreach, Dublin AIDS Alliance was able to ascertain the sexual health needs, attitudes, and behaviours of immigrants who...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, General public, Refugees, Western Europe, Prevention, Harm reduction, Sexual education
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European Drug Report 2013 - Trends and Developments


EMCDDA presents its annual overview of the European drug situation in a new, reshaped information package designed to be more timely, interactive and interlinked.

The package is designed as a set of integrated elements allowing full access to the available data and analysis on the drugs...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, WHO European region, Monitoring and Evaluation, Harm reduction
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