On this page you will find the latest relevant updates on a broad range of health and policy related topics, including HIV, hepatitis C, drug use, overdose prevention, harm reduction, drug treatment and criminal justice.

In search of relief from intolerable pain
7 May 2014
You are in the worst pain of your life and the only way to get medication is to travel for hours on a rickety old bus, while you are in agony.
Congratulations from IDHDP to Katherine Pettus, for her new appointment at IAHPC
7 May 2014
Dr. Katherine Pettus will be serving as the Advocacy Officer for Palliative Care and Human Rights and will be based in Geneva to further advance palliative care globally.
Tennessee Ignores Experts & Advocates; Passes Measure Harmful to Babies & Families
2 May 2014
Despite the extraordinary efforts of an amazing coalition, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed SB 1391 into law on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Eliminating Hepatitis C Within a Generation. What are you going to do about it?
30 Apr 2014
IDHDP Board member Professor Graham Foster chairs this event on film.
High time to end this immoral drugs war
29 Apr 2014
Though he toyed with drug reform, David Cameron abandoned it for fear of hostile headlines. Yet the path from prohibition is a modern, conservative and radical step which makes sense politically, too
Harm reduction curtailed HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs in Taiwan
29 Apr 2014
Implementation of a comprehensive harm reduction programme curtailed the HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs in Taiwan
US Senators call for evidence based approach
29 Apr 2014
IDHDP would like to congratulate Senators from both sides on the letter sent to the Attorney General
Letter to the Governor of Tennessee
28 Apr 2014
International Doctors for Healthier Drug Policies writes to Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee
Physicians shocked
25 Apr 2014
Physicians from IDHDP are shocked at recent rulings in Alabama and proposed laws in Tennessee.
Two decades of successes and failures...
23 Apr 2014
Two decades of successes and failures in controlling the transmission of HIV through injecting drug use in England and Wales, 1990 to 2011
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