Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

Reviewing and repealing punitive laws that have been proven to have negative health outcomes and that counter established public health … Continue reading Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

Addressing discrimination in health care settings will contribute to the achievement of many of the SDGs, ensuring that no one … Continue reading Joint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings

Joint Open Letter by UN Agencies on the occasion of the UNGASS

While the 1988 UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances allows for alternatives to conviction and … Continue reading Joint Open Letter by UN Agencies on the occasion of the UNGASS

HIV and young people who inject drugs

INTRODUCTION (..) Governments have a legal obligation to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of children to life, health and … Continue reading HIV and young people who inject drugs

HIV and young people who inject drugs

APPROACHES AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR SERVICES A. CONSIDERATIONS FOR PROGRAMMES AND SERVICE DELIVERY 2) Implement a comprehensive health package(1) (..) Ensure … Continue reading HIV and young people who inject drugs

HIV and young people who inject drugs

APPROACHES AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR SERVICES A. CONSIDERATIONS FOR PROGRAMMES AND SERVICE DELIVERY 1) Overarching considerations for services for young people … Continue reading HIV and young people who inject drugs

HIV and young people who inject drugs

APPROACHES AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR SERVICES A. CONSIDERATIONS FOR PROGRAMMES AND SERVICE DELIVERY 2) Implement a comprehensive health package(1) (..) Harm … Continue reading HIV and young people who inject drugs

HIV and young people who inject drugs

CONSIDERATIONS FOR PROGRAMMES AND SERVICE DELIVERY 1) Overarching considerations for services for young people who inject drugs (..) Promote the … Continue reading HIV and young people who inject drugs

Joint statement- Compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centres

United Nations entities call on States to close compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centres and implement voluntary, evidence-informed and rights-based … Continue reading Joint statement- Compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centres

Joint statement- Compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centres

Evidence demonstrates that the most effective responses to drug dependence and the health related harms associated with it, such as … Continue reading Joint statement- Compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centres