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Like every organisation the global pandemic has had a significant impact on the Global Public Health Network. Much of our planned activity and work has been delayed, postponed or been delivered in a fundamentally different way. The 10th City Health International (CHI) conference went ahead on-line and we are very grateful to the presenters and audience for their input. It provided a great insight into the value of harm reduction and the importance of working with, not against, people. The success of the technical aspects of CHI led to us providing support to several [...]
Harm reduction database
Our partner website - harmreduction.eu - collates and disseminates data and knowledge about harm reduction approaches and policies on drug use and related risks.
We are pleased to announce our involvement in the ‘Social work and strengthening NGOs in development cooperation to treat drug addiction’ (SOLID) project alongside multiple European partners.
City Health Conferences
The 2020 City Health International 2020 Conference took place online, on 4th June. The next hybrid (face-to-face and online) CHI Conference will take place in Warsaw in June 2021.
Together with our partners, we facilitate the translation of key public health and harm reduction publications into a range of languages.
Here you can find examples of urban health and harm reduction responses to the current COVID-19 crisis.
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Harm reduction approaches have value beyond drugs and alcohol. Car seat belts, bicycle helmets and the holes in the top of ballpoint pen caps are all examples of how risk and harm can be reduced.
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