Category Archives: Publications and Tools

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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International Drug Users Day 2014; How Will You Celebrate it?

International Drug User Day 2014 – Let’s hear 3 cheers for that activists activist – Theo Van Dam, the beautiful Dutchman who came up with the brilliant idea of a day in the calendar to celebrate the existence, the achievements, … 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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Greek Drug User Union Fights Back against Closure of First Drug Consumption Room

Hello brothers and sisters! I am Efi Kokkini, co-founder and Chairwoman of the Greek Drug & Substitute Users Union, a union created with tones of difficulties and zero budget in a country that has been financially and ethically collapsing.  The … Continue reading

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31st August: World Overdose Day

When you are using drugs intravenously, overdosing is a real reality. Drug user unions all over the world are constantly pumping out overdose prevention materials, workshops, etc. But more recently, some more fortunate country policies have led to NALOXONE being … Continue reading

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