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.

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
Guidelines for the identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders in pregnancy by WHO
21 Apr 2014
WHO guidelines to identify and manage substance use and substance use disorders in pregnant women. Health practitioners can apply scientific principles of public health in their own countries.
Tennessee to subject women to criminal assault charges if they use drugs during their pregnancy
21 Apr 2014
Tennessee is poised to become the first state in the country to subject women to criminal assault charges if they use drugs during their pregnancy.
EASL guidance for HCV Treatment
21 Apr 2014
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is one of the main causes of chronic liver disease worldwide.
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