Rapid Situational Assessment, including mapping and HIV surveillance among people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in the city of Rawalpindi

This interim progress report (2012) shows the progress made for people who use drugs (PWUD) by Nai Zindagi Charity and Mainline Foundation in Pakistan. Their programme objectives are to integrate services for PWUD into the general health system…

National study on access of drug users to treatment & fundamental human rights in Pakistan

This report (2014) explores the accessibility of PWUD to health and rights services in Pakistan. Based on a survey among 545 PWUD, APLHIV identifies gaps and sets priorities for action.Key words: needs assessment, Pakistan, PWUD, health, rights,…

Drug laws and human rights in Kenya: Disharmony in the law and training recommendations to law enforcement

In this baseline report (2013), Mainline describes the Kenyan drug deterrence and human rights policies and laws, and provides training recommendations for law enforcers to contribute to the improvement of the health and rights situation of…

Lessons learnt report: Integrated services for key populations

This document provides lessons learnt of the Bridging the Gaps programme linked to the global strategy of the WHO on integrated and people-centred services for key populations.

Lessons learnt report: Engaging and reaching out to underserved key populations

This document describes good practices and lessons learnt from local partner organisations of Bridging the Gaps, regarding how they have engaged and reached out to underserved key populations.

Lessons learnt report: Effective collaboration in partnerships for health and human rights

This report presents on operational research that details lessons learnt on collaboration within Bridging the Gaps. The research was conducted by the Centre for Social Science & Global Health at the University of Amsterdam.

Better access to services for adolescents who use drugs in Ukraine

This operational research report (2015) identifies the enabling factors and barriers of access and adherence of young PWUD to HIV prevention programmes. Based on interviews with 85 Ukrainian young PWUD and 24 experts, in four project sites of…

Track record case Ukraine

Regional partner AFEW-Ukraine and their local partners conducted this case study and documented lessons learnt from raising a new generation of young advocates for young people who use drugs in Ukraine.
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Track record case South Africa

This case study on introducing and developing harm reduction strategies for people who inject drugs in South Africa was conducted by the TB/HIV care Association, a regional partner in the Bridging the Gaps programme.

Today’s youth, tomorrow’s key populations? Why UNGASS matters for young people who use drugs in Ukraine

https://youtu.be/oUvaRUCcePE For many years, people who use drugs in Ukraine, especially those younger than 18 years, have been facing serious barriers that prevent them from accessing support services. The strict drug legislation, resulting…

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