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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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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Harm reduction approach in Egypt

Harm reduction approach in Egypt: the insight of injecting drug users

Doaa Oraby

Abstract
Background: Egypt has low HIV prevalence (below 0∙02%) among the general population, mostly attributed to the
conservative culture. The 2010 second round biological/behavioral surveillance survey (Bio-BSS) conducted in some
governorates revealed concentrated epidemic among male injecting drug users (IDUs).

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Harm reduction works: extremely low HIV incidence over almost 20 years among people who inject drugs in Australia

Source: aidsmap

Incidence of new HIV infections among people who inject drugs in Australia is extremely low, results of a retrospective study published in the online edition of AIDS show. Investigators examined incidence among people who inject drugs who had repeat HIV tests between 1995 and 2012. The annual incidence rate remained low throughout the study period at just 0.11 per 100 person-years. The investigators attribute this “remarkable” prevention success to the early introduction of free and legal syringe and needle exchange programmes in Australia.

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نحو 30 مستخدم للمخدرات استفادوا من عمل لجنة مكافحة المخدرات في لبنان

بيسان طي

نحو 30 مستخدم للمخدرات في لبنان استفادوا من عمل لجنة مكافحة المخدرات التي تضمن لهم العلاج كبديل من الملاحقة وفق ما كان قرره قانون المخدرات منذ 1998، وقد تراكم هذا العدد منذ الانطلاقة الفعلية لنشاطها مع بدايات العام الحالي، بعد 15 عاما من الانتظار.

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