Dr. Tallat Habib: GLIMPSE ON HARM REDUCTION IN PAKISTAN

“I see harm reduction as a way of engaging people as part of that path to recovery.”

~Paul R. Ehrlich

The term Harm Reduction for a layman refers to how can one keep individuals safe, perhaps the preservation of life is the greatest value to live by. Technically Harm Reduction in regard to drug addiction states different strategies, programs and practices that targets to minimize the adversarial effects of drugs, be it legal or illegal, on health, social and economic forum. It doesn’t necessarily involves reducing drug consumption. It’s about reducing the risks that implicate with human being while jeopardizing their lives in the hands of harmful consequences after taking their drug of choice.

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INPUD: Statement on International Human Rights Day

Over the last few years it has been increasingly widely recognised that two bodies of international law, namely human rights law on the one hand and drug control law on the other, exist in "parallel universes".

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Red Ribbon Award 2014

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Nomination Process

To nominate an organization you may do the following:

The best way to nominate an organization is through our online system here at www.redribbonaward.org (preferred option)

• OR: You may also nominate an organization by completing the 2014 Red Ribbon Award Nomination Form and submitting it via email according to geographic region to:

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IDPC Publications

IDPC Publications

- ICASA 2013: Putting harm reduction and drug policy on the agenda - The 17th ICASA, held in Cape Town, was more focused on drug use and drug policy than the 2011 conference, but much more needs to be done at the upcoming 2015 conference in Tunisia. http://idpc.net/blog/2013/12/icasa-2013-putting-harm-reduction-and-drug-policy-on-the-agenda

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Red Ribbon Award 2014 Online Nomination Form

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Source: UNAIDS

The best way to nominate an organization is through our online nomination system here:

There are two steps to nominate your organization online:

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