On this page you can find relevant researchs on drug-related health topics, including HIV, hepatitis C, drug and overdose prevention, harm reduction and drug treatment. You can also find our Clinical Guidelines.

Beyond ‘peer pressure’: Rethinking drug use and ‘youth culture’
Hilary Pilkington et al. use the "original empirical research in Russia to develop an understanding of young people’s drug use that synthesises structural and cultural explanations of it. It does this by situating young people’s narratives of their drugs choices in the context of local drugs markets and broader socio-economic processes."
Legislating for Health and Human Rights: Model Law on Drug Use and HIV/AIDS
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network presents a model law resource designed to inform and assist policy-makers and advocates as they approach the task of reforming or making laws to meet the legal challenges posed by the HIV epidemic among people who use drugs.
The HIV epidemic among injecting drug users in Greece during the economic crisis
This Diogenis briefing paper addresses the increase of HIV among injecting drug users this issue in Greece drawing up a brief history of public health and human rights in the country.
World Hepatitis Day: July 28th 2014
Viral hepatitis kills 1.5 million people worldwide each year, but Viral hepatitis can be avoided and can be treated. "Hepatitis: Think Again" aims to bring hepatitis into public consciousness, to break down stigma and to inspire testing and treatment.
Changing the game or dropping the ball?
This paper examines Mexico’s security and anti-crime strategy under president Enrique Peña Nieto.
We are people: The unintended consequences of the Nigerian drug law
This publication explores the unintended consequences of the Nigerian drug law on the health and human rights of young people who use drugs.
No Fire, No Smoke: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction 2018
The GSTHR report maps for the first time the global, regional and national availability and use of safer nicotine products, the regulatory responses to these products, and the public health potential of tobacco harm reduction.
Hepatitis C treatment factsheets
Useful factsheets about Hepatitis C treatment from www.infohep.org
Women, drugs and HIV
A commentary exploring the HIV risks and vulnerabilities of women who use drugs, as well as the interventions that have been shown to reduce their susceptibility to HIV infection.
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