July 2023 In 2016, INPUD commissioned a project that used in-depth, qualitative interviews with twenty peer drug user activists and harm reduction specialists from a range of different countries to develop a comprehensive set of seventeen key harm reduction interventions based on ‘best and worst… Read More »Harm Reduction Best and Worst Practice
The International AIDS Conference 2022 (AIDS2022) took place in Montreal, Canada between 29th July and 2nd August. Despite discrimination in the visa application process which rendered many community members from the Global South unable to attend the conference, INPUD nevertheless had a strong presence at… Read More »People who Use Drugs at AIDS2022
21st July, 2022 This page contains all sessions at the AIDS 2022 conference which are either organised/co-organised by INPUD, or feature speakers from the community of people who use drugs. All times listed are local Montreal time. The full AIDS 2022 programme can be viewed… Read More »INPUD Sessions at AIDS 2022
12 May, 2022 The following position papers – one prepared jointly with Harm Reduction International and Eurasian Harm Reduction Association, the other prepared just by INPUD – were shared jointly with the Global Fund Board in advance of their meeting on 12 – 13 May,… Read More »Global Fund Catalytic Investments are Central to ‘Putting People and Communities at the Centre’
25 March, 2021 The following joint letter was sent to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken concerning key populations and PEPFAR, written by INPUD, GATE, Global Black Gay Men Connect, Global Network of People Living with HIV, Mpact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health &… Read More »Joint Letter to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Key Populations and HIV
In December 2021 the World Health Assembly (WHA) held a Special Session, the second-ever since WHO’s founding, and agreed to develop a ‘WHO convention, agreement or other international instrument on pandemic preparedness’ – the so-called ‘Pandemic Treaty’. The decision establishes an intergovernmental negotiating body (INB)… Read More »Understanding the ‘Pandemic Treaty’ and it’s relevance for people who use drugs
29 April, 2022 As a part of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative, INPUD organized a Peer Technical Support Hub in April 2022 on the topic of the Global Fund Complaints Mechanism and how it works for communities. The webinar familiarises networks and communities of… Read More »Global Fund Complaints Mechanism: How can people who use drugs use it effectively?
29 April, 20222:30pm London Time As a part of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative, INPUD is organizing a Peer Technical Support Hub on the topic of the GF Complaints Mechanism and how it works for the communities. Register for the webinar here: bit.ly/3xe7YwF The… Read More »Global Fund Complaints Mechanism: How can people who use drugs use it effectively?
18 February, 2021 Much of the research which informs policy and decision making systemically excludes communities and key populations such as people who use drugs, people who live on the streets, transgender people, sex workers and men who have sex with men. Narratives which inform… Read More »Taking the Lead: Addressing the Critical Role of Communities in Research