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.

To: President Yanukovych, Government of Ukraine
Sent to urge the Ukrainian Government to renew support for methadone maintenance and to continue to expand access to this vital medication.
To: Honorable Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of Thailand
Sent in response to a report by the National News Bureau of Thailand stating that "30,000 drug users will be brought to rehabilitation camps".
To: The Editor, The Irish Independent Newspaper
Sent in response to Ian O'Doherty's writings calling for the sterilisation of people who use drugs.
Drug War Anniversary a Time for Reflection and Action
This article by Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of Drug Policy Alliance.
Coyuntura actual del Narcotráfico en Bolivia, oferta y demanda (Spanish)
"Current Situation of Drug Trafficking in Bolivia, Supply and Demand" This document is in Spanish, but an English summary is included at the end.
Guidance for the use of substitute prescribing in the treatment of opioid dependence in primary care
Opioid dependence is common in the UK and there are effective substitution medications, including methadone and buprenorphine, to support treatment. This guidance covers the use of substitute medication, which can be an important element in the treatment of opioid dependent patients and their medically assisted recovery (MAR).
UK Primary Care as a Model of Integrating Comprehensive Care and Treatment
SMMGP's presentation at the 21st IHRA International Harm Reduction Conference, Liverpool.
Women’s health in prison Action guidance and checklists to review current policies and practices
The checklists in this document are an important tool in ensuring greater safety and better quality medical care for women in prison, and are designed to assist a review of current policies and practices relating to women’s health in prisons.
The Death Penalty for Drug Offences - Global Overview 2011
Global Overview 2011 – Shared Responsibility and Shared Consequences’ is the fourth report on the death penalty for drug-related offences produced by Harm Reduction International. In addition to providing a survey of international developments related to capital drug laws around the world, it focuses on foreign nationals sentenced to death and/or executed for drug-related offences.
EMCDDA Mortality related to drug use in Europe
The publication focuses on mortality among drug users due to all causes, of which drug-induced deaths (overdoses) is only a component, albeit the one most well-documented.
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