Hepatitis

August 14, 2017

Проект ВЕЦА СИТИ. Бэлць

Пять городов - Алматы, Бэлць (Бельцы), Одесса, София и Тбилиси, объединенные рамками регионального проекта Альянса общественного здоровья и партнеров, при поддержке Глобального фонда, взялись остановить эпидемии СПИДа и туберкулеза на своих территориях.

July 18, 2017

Without Shift: Harm Reduction After Global Fund in Serbia

As of 3 years ago, Serbia stopped being eligible for funding from the Global Fund, which resulted in the closure of harm reduction programs around the country. Our movie gives you a glimpse of the desperate situation faced by injecting drug users in Serbia, and also explores the consequences of the closure of needle exchange programs in Belgrade, whilst trying to assess the current situation in the country! 

May 31, 2017

The Time Is Now To Eliminate Hepatitis C

Humankind has the capacity and knowledge to eliminate the Hepatitis C virus from Earth - but stigma, prejudice and greed stand in the way. Watch our movie produced in cooperation with the Correlation Network and learn more!   

December 12, 2016

“More Needs To Be Done To Reach The Most Vulnerable” - An Interview With David Liddell, Head Of The Scottish Drugs Forum 

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic increase in overdose deaths and HIV infections among injecting drug users. Policy-makers in Glasgow are reported to be considering a proposal to open the first supervised injection site, in response to the epidemics. We interviewed David Liddell, the director of the Scottish Drugs Forum, to learn more about the situation!   

November 14, 2016

EU Civil Society Forum on Drugs Calls For More Inclusion

The Civil Society Forum on Drugs (CSF), an expert group of the European Commission with more than forty members representing leading European NGOs, held its annual plenary meeting in Brussels last week. The Forum has become an important voice, but it needs more inclusion and funding from EU institutions. 

November 9, 2016

A Distress Call From Romanian Civil Society

Governments of wealthy countries will be meeting to discuss the future budget of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Romanian civil society organisations have sent them an open letter, warning of catastrophic consequences if they fail to allocate adequate funding for HIV prevention measures, in a country which has been badly hit by the epidemic.  

October 6, 2016

"Drugs Are Less of a Political Priority" - Interview with Alexis Goodseel, The Director of the EMCDDA

On 1 January 2016, Alexis Goosdeel became the new Director of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) in Lisbon, Portugal. In an interview with Drugreporter, he discusses the challenges posed by Europe’s drugs problems, and the future plans and opportunities for the agency in a changing political environment. 

September 1, 2016

Harm Reduction: Pragmatism and Radicalism

An interview with Ricardo Fuertes, a young psychologist, about his experiences at working in the harm reduction field in Barcelona and Lisbon.  

November 13, 2015

Decriminalisation Is Not Rocket Science – The UN Must Endorse It!

Criminalising people who use drugs doesn't work, and it harms our society. We congratulate the UN drug agency for having prepared a paper which supports decriminalisation – and we encourage the agency to endorse their own report. Watch our video, to find out more about how the UN paper on decriminalisation was suppressed, and how it was received at the international harm reduction conference!     
 
October 26, 2015

The Kuala Lumpur Sessions

The Drugreporter filmed some of the key sessions at the Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

October 21, 2015

The Hazy Dawn of the Harm Reduction Decade

The Drugreporter video team attended and filmed the International Harm Reduction Conference to learn about the new trends in harm reduction. Please watch our short video and read our article highlighting these trends!

October 12, 2015

Harm Reduction: Stuck in the Transit Zone

Our new movie provides an insight into the state of harm reduction in Eastern Europe: A struggle for survival in a time of economic austerity.

September 3, 2015

Drug Consumption Rooms in Barcelona

Watch this inspiring video interview with a Catalan harm reduction activist, about how drug consumption rooms have helped to reduce drug problems in Barcelona!  

July 23, 2015

Drugreporter wins first prize with our movie, "Room in the 8th District"

Our advocacy film has won the award for best documentary at the Kreatív Magazine’s annual webvideo contest.

July 21, 2015

Activists in Indonesia Plan to use Cameras in the Fight Against the Drug War

On 6-10 July, 2015, fifteen activists participated in video advocacy training provided by the HCLU and the Indonesian Drug Users' Network (PKNI) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

July 12, 2015

Odyseus Calls for Common Solutions on Drugs in Slovakia

Slovakia needs to find a common solution to guarantee harm reduction for all in need - argues a local harm reduction provider, Odyseus, in a video produced jointly with Drugreporter.

April 23, 2015

Fight HIV, Not Drug Users!

A new movie by Dhojo Wahengbam on the severe rights violations committed against people who use drugs in Manipur.

March 12, 2015

Second Needle and Syringe Program Shut Down in Budapest

It is a dark time for harm reduction in Hungary: another life-saving service has fallen victim to political paranoia.

February 26, 2015

Drugreporter Annual Report 2014

Films about drug policy reform from New Zealand to Europe, video advocacy trainings, conferences, reports and campaigns about harm reduction, consultation with decision makers at the national and European level - the Drugreporter Team had a very active year in 2014. Please read & download our colorful 2014 Annual Report and learn more! 

December 21, 2014

Harm Reduction: Need for Political Leadership

At the national harm reduction conference in Budapest,  presenters from Greece, Romania and Hungary reported that there are similar problems and challenges in relation to injecting drug use in Southern-Central Europe, but there are huge differences between government responses. Lack of political leadership is leading to growing HIV and hepatitis C infections among drug users all over the region. 

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