Category Archives: Injection Drug Use

Treatment as Prevention? Or get to the back of the queue!

Direct-acting anti-viral (DAAs) therapies have changed the hepatitis C landscape.Rather than ‘can we cure?’, the question is now ‘who should we cure first?’ Continue reading

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My Treatment, Their Treatment, My Hell

Mental health services in the UK are struggling under the weight of budget cuts, age old discrimination and a government interested in shrinking the state. How are we going to support the vulnerable? Continue reading

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The lives behind the diagnosis

Here is a bit of interesting information from the world of HIV and drug / alcohol use. From October 2007 through to April 2010, researchers conducted a cross-sectional analysis of participants looking at HIV’s Evolution in Russia; called Mitigating Infection … Continue reading

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Australia’s Favourite Mag for Users’ Leads the Way in Digital E-zines; AND the History of Aussie Drug User Activism goes on Record

The new specially digitized edition of the famous drug user magazine ‘User’s News’  is finally ready for the world to read and love all over again, just like the first time when the hard copy of User’s News hit Sydney’s … Continue reading

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A Mountain of Struggle and Pride

A self diagnosis on Nepal’s community struggle to deal with HIV and drug use Continue reading

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