Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice

Posts with tag «ehrn» 

April 14th, 2017

This interview was recorded during the First Regional Harm Reduction Conference for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA), “Harm Reduction in the New Environment” (April 4-6, 2017, Vilnius).

October 13th, 2014

The aim of the project is to protect health and human rights of women who use drugs (WUD) and are vulnerable to HIV by enabling their access to health services and legal aid.Here you may read about project activities and achievments in 2012 - 2014.

July 4th, 2014

A protest in Moscow within Support don't Punish campaign on 26.06. marking the U.N. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking has highlighted the ‘torture’ drug users are put through in the Russian criminal justice system

October 31st, 2013

The take home naloxone program in Estonia was launched in September 2013. The program started with training on naloxone/ overdose prevention and naloxone distribution for 20 persons. Among them mostly people who inject drugs (PWID), some patients of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), some outreach workers and few partners of the PWID. 500 kits with the […]

October 29th, 2013

How the Global Fund’s Reform might have Deadly Side Effects in EECA region

July 7th, 2013

EECA Initiative on Harm Reduction Moves a Few Steps Closer to Submitting a Concept Note

June 27th, 2012

On June 26, on the International Day Against Drugs, leading Russian news portal published a summary of the report “ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE”, along with comments from Russian authorities.

May 18th, 2012

Eurasian Harm Reduction Network report: The Global Fund’s retrenchment and the looming crisis for harm reduction in Eastern Europe & Central Asia

March 9th, 2012

EHRN’s report “Drug Dealers, Drug Lords and Drug Warriors-cum-Traffickers: Drug Crime and the Narcotics Market in Tajikistan” presents research on the role played by the police, petty drug dealers and users in the street level drug trade in Tajikistan. Synthesizing information received from interviews with individual Tajik drug users, as well as lesser-known studies by local researchers, the study brings to light a number of interesting details of the street level drug trade in Tajikistan and discusses their implications for drug policies in the Central Asian region as a whole. This research likewise illustrates the shocking state of corruption in Tajik law enforcement agencies and penitentiary facilities whereby police and prison officers directly facilitate the distribution of drugs. At the heart of this study are the upperworld-underworld nexus and a crucial transformation of the representatives of the state organs of power from “drug warriors” into “drug traffickers.”

March 9th, 2012

EHRN's report „HIV and the Law in Eastern Europe and Central Asia“ (2011) reveals brutal drug users human rights violations and calls on governments to implement humane drug policies which support rights of millions of people who use drugs and promote effective measures in response to HIV epidemic.