We are glad to publish our documentary movie featuring one day in the life of people who use drugs from seven cities around the world!
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!
El documental nos lleva a través un día en la vida de siete personas, de siete ciudades, en siete países distintos del mundo; desde las primeras horas de la mañana hasta el anochecer. Todos tienen algo en común, todos ellos usan alguna droga.
The film takes us through one day in the life of eight people, from seven cities, in seven different countries of the world, from morning until night. They all have something in common – all of them use drugs.
Der Film führt uns durch einen Tag im Leben von acht Menschen aus sieben Städten in sieben verschiedenen Ländern der Welt, vom Morgen bis in die Nacht. Sie alle haben etwas gemeinsam: sie alle gebrauchen Drogen, aber sie definieren sich nicht darüber.
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!
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.
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.
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.
An interview with Ricardo Fuertes, a young psychologist, about his experiences at working in the harm reduction field in Barcelona and Lisbon.