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Russia’s Methadone Ban Is Fueling an HIV Epidemic in Crimea
When Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014, the peninsula’s new leadership announced that OAT therapy would be banned.
Brazil must legalise drugs – its existing policy just destroys lives
For decades, Brazil has had the same drug policy approach. Police, weapons and numerous arrests. It does not take an expert to conclude the obvious: the strategy has failed.
Testing Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
Can be the first step to accessing healthcare, treatment and support.
Publications
Evidence review summary: drug demand reduction, treatment and harm reduction Background paper commissioned by the EMCDDA for Health and social responses to drug problems: a European guide
Women who use drugs: Issues, needs, responses, challenges and implications for policy and practice Background paper commissioned by the EMCDDA for Health and social responses to drug problems: a European guide
Reducing opioid-related deaths Key periods of increased risk follow periods of abstinence when tolerance is lost, particularly on leaving prison or abstinence-based treatment.