Global Drug Policy will be debated at the united nations in march 2016.
The voice of physicians will be heard.
Physicians Signed
Target: 1500 by Dec 2014
2,500 by march 2015 | 5,000 by march 2016
In the news
Fatal attraction: Brownfield's flexibility doctrine and global drug policy reform
This article points out that although new 'four pillars' approach has received some positive responses, its attractiveness is superficial and there are important reasons to be cautious.
The road to the United Nations General Assembly’s special session on the World Drug Problem 2016 (UNGASS 2016) - Panel Discussion
This discussion counted with the participation of representatives or several UN agencies such as UNDP and UNAIDS, the UN University, country officials and civil society representatives.
UNAIDS reports that reaching fast-track targets will avert nearly 28 million new HIV infections and end the AIDS epidemic as a global health threat by 2030
If the world does not rapidly scale up in the next five years, the epidemic is likely to spring back with a higher rate of new HIV infections than today.
Events area
World Aids Day
1 Dec 2014 Global
This year the Campaign asking people to show solidarity with the 100,000 people living with HIV in the UK - and the 34 million world-wide - by wearing the universal symbol of HIV awareness, the red ribbon.
National Needle Exchange Forum Conference (UK)
5 Dec 2014 High Wycombe, UK
The meeting is targeted at needle exchange workers, people who use drugs and advocates across the country, and aims to present the latest news and developments in the field.
Halving HIV transmission among people who inject drugs
9 Dec 2014 Geneva
The thirty-fifth meeting of the UNAIDS Board will include key agenda items, such as revising the targets for the AIDS response beyond 2015 and a gap analysis and recommendations to end paediatric AIDS. The meeting will include a thematic segment on 11 December devoted to the the me of “Halving HIV transmission among people who inject drugs”.