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.

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Prix Ruban Rouge 2014

red ribon

Processus de nomination

Pour présenter une candidature, il existe deux façons de désigner une organisation :

La meilleure façon de présenter une candidature est par le système en ligne sur (de préférence)

• Ou: Vous pouvez présenter votre candidature par remplir le formulaire de candidature pour le Prix Ruban Rouge 2014 et l’envoyer par email selon la région géographique aux adresses suivantes:

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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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Red Ribbon Award 2014 Online Nomination Form


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

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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