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Women who use drugs

Women who injects drugs: A review of their risks, experiences and needs

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Reference Group to the United Nations on HIV and Injecting Drug Use

Women who inject drugs have substantially different needs and face higher risks of disease and violence than do men who inject drugs. Given this difference, it is surprising that much of the literature on injecting drug users (IDU) does not distinguish between men and women when discussing...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), Women, Global, Gender, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Reproductive health, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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A Day in the Life

A DAY IN THE LIFE: The World of Humans Who Use Drugs - TRAILER

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Video for Drug Policy Reform Network

The film takes us through one day in the life of eight people, from seven cities, in seven different countries of the world, from morning until night. They all have something in common - all of them use drugs. But these people are not defined by their drug use. All of them have their unique...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination
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UNODC WWID

Addressing the specific needs of women who inject drugs. Practical guide for service providers on gender-responsive HIV services

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Practical Guide offers suggestions for mainstreaming gender into existing services for people who inject drugs. At the same time, it acknowledges that, in some settings, women require services provided separately from or in addition to services targeting men. The main purposes of this Practical...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Women, Global, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Prevention, Reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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On the Fast-Track to end AIDS

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UNAIDS

The UNAIDS 2016–2021 Strategy is a bold call to action to get on the Fast-Track and reach people being left behind. It is an urgent call to front-load investments. It is a call to reach the ...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, LGBTI, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Women, Global, Advocacy, Capacity building, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Stigma and discrimination, Universal access
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Consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume

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Steffen Taubert

Number 4 of the German HIVreport is dedicated to the consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume. There is information about the basic research knowledge; methodology of the motivating conversation; behaviourist approach to this issue; guidelines and recommendations  for consultants.

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, WHO European region, Harm reduction, Prevention, Sexual education, STI's
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Get on the Fast-Track — the life-cycle approach to HIV

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UNAIDS

In this report, UNAIDS is announcing that 18.2 million people now have access to HIV treatment. The Fast-Track response is working. Increasing treatment coverage is reducing AIDS-related deaths among adults and children. But the life-cycle approach has to include more than just treatment....

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, General public, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, People who use drugs (PUD), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Global, Affordability, Ageing with HIV, Care and support, Gender, Harm reduction, HIV and labor, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Prevention, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Universal access, Work and HIV
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Hepatitis C among drug users in Europe

Hepatitis C among drug users in Europe: epidemiology, treatment and prevention

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

Hepatitis C among drug users in Europe: epidemiology, treatment and prevention provides a timely contribution to raising awareness of the hepatitis C epidemic in Europe and the opportunities now opening up to tackle this problem decisively. A state of the art review of the epidemiology of...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Affordability, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Viral hepatitis
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It's good to know

It's Good To Know

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This leaflet is the part of  Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT). 

Leaflets and posters for people who use drugs (PWUD) have been prepared by the Work package 4 “Testing and linkage to care” to promote rapid HIV and HCV tests in low threshold...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who use drugs (PUD), WHO European region, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Social issues, Testing and counselling
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