Harm Reduction

Singapore's "harm prevention" strategy poses serious health and human rights risks

Singapore's "harm prevention" strategy poses serious health and human rights risks (Source: Pixabay)

As dawn broke on November 18, 2016, Chijioke Stephen Obioha – a 31 year-old chemistry graduate and aspiring football player - was hanged in Singapore’s...
The European Parliament will need to approve the new Action Plan before it can be implemented

The European Parliament will need to approve the new Action Plan before it can be implemented (Source: Wikimedia)

The European Commission (EC) has proposed a new counter-narcotic plan for the European Union, which includes several seemingly progressive changes. Among the new...
The contents of a needle exchange kit

The contents of a needle exchange kit. (Source: Wikimedia)

At the end of October 2016, members of the Glasgow City Council, the health board and Police Scotland agreed to plans for opening the first safe injection facility in...
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (l) with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte (Source: Wikimedia)

Cambodian officials have spoken out against the repressive Philippines drug war, and are advocating rehabilitation rather than criminalisation of people who use drugs...

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