IDHDP side event: "Health – The cornerstone of future drug policy"
Physicians at this collaborative event will speak about why health must move up the agenda during discussions leading up to 2016.19 Mar 2014 | Vienna, Austria
Physicians all over the world witness the damage caused by drugs as well as by narcotics control laws that compromise the health and safety of citizens. IDHDP is a global network of doctors calling for health based drug policies. IAHPC's vision is to help to increase and optimize the availability of and access to hospice and palliative care for patients and their families throughout the world. This includes optimal access to controlled medicines for the relief of pain, suffering, and dependency treatment. Physicians at this collaborative event will discuss why health must become the cornerstone of drug policy discussions in the lead up to 2016.
Sebastian Saville, Chair, Executive Director, International Doctors for Healthier Drug Policies (IDHDP)
“REDUCING HARM – IN THE BROADEST CONTEXT”
Dr Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, Executive Director, Centre for Supporting Community Development Initiatives
"IMPROVING GLOBAL ACCESS TO CONTROLLED MEDICINES FOR PALLIATIVE CARE”
Dr Jim Cleary, Executive Director, Pain and Policy Studies Group, WHO Collaborating Center for Pain Policy in Palliative Care
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