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12 August 2014

Women who inject drugs and HIV: Addressing specific needs

A new policy brief Women who inject drugs and HIV: Addressing specific needs has been published by UNODC, UNWOMEN, WHO and INPUD. The policy brief aims to promote gender equality and human rights in terms of an effective harm reduction response to HIV for women who inject drugs in community and prison settings.

26 July 2014

INPUD co-signs "Call to EU Ministers of Health and CEOs of Abbvie, BMS, Gilead, Jannssen and Merck/MSD regarding Universal Access to Curative Hepatitis C Treatment in the EU and Beyond"

Call to EU Ministers of Health and CEOs of Abbvie, BMS, Gilead, Janssen and Merck/MSD regarding Universal Access to Curative Hepatitis C Treatment in the EU and Beyond

The undersigned Civil Society Organizations, Forums, Associations and Networks for and of people living with hepatitis C in Europe want to underline that:

25 July 2014

After Decades of Silence, Drug Users Gain Seat at AIDS Conference

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA —

Intravenous drug users at the International AIDS Conference say their particular needs have been overlooked in broad efforts to stem the spread of the virus.

But that has changed this year, as a group of drug users has been allowed space in the venue. They hope their presence and their voices will lead to greater progress in the fight against AIDS.

25 July 2014

AIDS2014 Closing Session address by Eliot Albers "Perspectives from the Community of People who Use Drugs"

Ironically for a talk at an AIDS conference I want to start off quite far from HIV, which is in my view not the real issue that binds the key affected populations together.