Making the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) work for people who use drugs

The goal of the report is to support the advocacy efforts of civil society actors working on harm reduction and drug policy, and provide useful resources for the effective utilisation of international human rights mechanisms, such as the Universal…

Potential for active engagement: making the Universal Periodic Review work for people who use drugs

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) PUD Aidsfonds, together with Harm Reduction International (HRI) and the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) has recently published a research report ‘Making the Universal Periodic Review work for…

Impact of Buprenorphine Opioid Substitution Therapy Program in Nepal

Youth Vision’s impact assessment report (2014) shows the effectiveness of buprenorphine opioid subsitution therapy as a harm reduction strategy to improve the lives of PWUD from 2007 to 2014. Based on a survey among 220 PWUD, this study identifies…

BtG Collaboration Toolkit: Effective Collaboration in Partnerships for Health and Human Rights Toolkit

The toolkit for effective collaboration in partnerships for health and human rights helps to translate this research on collaboration into action, with a set of tools to help team managers and team members to establish or strengthen a…

Mainline’s sober facts on Adherence to ART among PWUD in Pakistan

A common prejudice leads people to belief that people who use drugs can’t adhere to their anti-retroviral treatment. This is not true. A report from Pakistan – the result of an independent evaluation – holds significant proof that adherence…

Mid-Term Evaluation (2014) Bridging the Gaps – health and rights for key populations

This mid-term evaluation report (2014) shows the progress made within the Bridging the Gaps programme until 2014. Based on document analysis, case studies, focus groups and interviews with management, staff and beneficiaries, this evaluation…

Advocacy for the human rights of people who use drugs

This master thesis (2014) shows how and to what extent advocacy for human rights of PWUD is part of the activities of harm reduction organisations. Based on seventeen in-depth and sixteen survey interviews with harm reduction and advocacy professionals…

An exploration of best practices of meaningful peer involvement within a harm reduction context with substance users from GHB, MSM, and IDU drug use settings

This master thesis (2015) identifies best practices for involving former and current PWUD in outreach and harm reduction activities of public health organisations. Based on interviews with 20 using and non-using members of public health organisations…

Integration of health care and harm reduction services for people who use drugs

This master thesis (2014) identifies the current state of the integration of HIV-related health services for PWUD into the general health system in Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan. Based on fifteen in-depth interviews with health delivery experts,…

Thesis Community Empowerment

The research question of this study was: What are the most effective community empowerment strategies for decreasing the HIV prevalence, increasing the access to HIV/STI-related services, and increasing the fulfillment of the human rights of…

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