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HR17 Programme

  • Sunday May 14 2017
  • Monday May 15 2017
    • 09:00 - 10:30
      • Plenary 1: GLOBAL PRIORITIES FOR ACTION

        Chair: Judy Chang

        Katie Stone - Harm Reduction International (UK)

        Patricia Haddad - Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (Lebanon)

        Olga Belyaeva - Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (Lithuania)

        Deborah Peterson Small - Break the Chains (USA)

    • 11:00 - 12:30
      • Major 1: CANADA

        Chair: Dan Werb

        • Pascale Leclerc: HIV and HCV Infection among IDUs in Eastern Central Canada – 1995 to 2015 (969)
        • Jalene Anderson-Baron: A comparative analysis of provincial and territorial harm reduction policy in Canada (648)
        • Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes: Non-inferiority of hydromorphone compared to diacetylmorphine for long-term opioid dependence: A randomized clinical trial (222)
        • Susan Shepherd: Supervised Injection Services in Toronto: Mobilizing Support to Save Lives (187)
      • Major 2: POWERING POLICY REFORM: ACTION THROUGH EVIDENCE

        Chair: Adam Bourne

        • David P. Wilson: Can we make HIV programmes for people who inject drugs more efficient? Findings from allocative and implementation efficiency studies (988)
        • Ian Hodgson: Harm reduction advocacy: models and evaluation methods (1435)
        • Suzanne Fraser: How do Australian, Canadian and Swedish policymakers, service providers and advocates frame addiction and what does this mean for policy? (220)
        • Sean Allen: Catalysts for Policy Change to Support Syringe Access Program Implementation: Moving Beyond Research Evidence (982)
      • Major 3: "JUST SAY NO TO CRIMINALIZATION": ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED DRUG POLICIES FOR HARM REDUCTION

        Chair: Fionnuala Murphy

        Michel Kazatchkine Decriminalization to uphold human rights

        Niamh Eastwood What decriminalization models exist globally?

        Ruth Birgin The impact of criminalization on people’s daily lives and health

        Richard Elliott Decriminalization to reduce harms in prisons and other closed settings

        Marianne Jauncey Decriminalization and the medical community

      • Major 4: OUT THERE IN THE STREET: LEGAL AID AND STREET LAWYERS

        Chair: Scott Bernstein

        • Mikhail Golichenko: The role of legal technical assistance in community empowerment and removing legal barriers (643)
        • Teddy Odunga: Outreach Legal Services - Completing the harm reduction response in Kenya (1332)
        • Naila Rizqi Zakiah: LBH Masyarakat’s Paralegal Competition: Improving Capacity of People Living with HIV and Drug User Paralegals in Human Rights Advocacy in Indonesia (1139)
        • Svitlana Tkalya: National OST Hotline: an Effective Mechanism of Human Rights Protection (285)
      • Workshop 1
        • J Slater: Using the power of human narratives to build a successful public facing advocacy campaign. (544)
    • 14:00 - 15:30
      • Concurrent 1: HARM REDUCTION IN POLITICALLY CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENTS

        Chair: Jay Levy

        • BOUZZITOUM Faouzia: Ten years of Harm Reduction in Morocco (2007-2017) (1302)
        • Peter Sarosi: Harm Reduction in Decline: A Case Study of Hungary (577)
        • Goro Koto: Challenge of harm reduction advocacy in the Japan’s social values of morality (440)
        • Emma Roberts: Embracing Harm Reduction in Conservative Heartlands of the US: Lessons learned from Austin, Indiana and communities across the US mid-west impacted by increasing Hepatitis C rates & new HIV outbreaks among People Who Inject Drugs. (1176)
      • Concurrent 2: NEGLECTED ISSUES: TB, HEPATITIS B AND SKIN & SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS

        Chair: Viv Hope

        • Menza Benjamin Kirimo: Enhancing access through DOTs for HIV/TB PWUDs in Medically Assisted Therapy(MAT) clinic, Malindi Kenya (614)
        • Jiten Singh Asem: Increasing uptake of hepatitis B vaccination among People who inject drugs (PWID), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (1300)
        • Phillip Summers: Barriers to abscess care among people who inject heroin: fears of pain, withdrawal, and mistreatment. A mixed methods analysis. (1505)
        • Magdalena Harris: Drawing attention to neglected injecting-related harms: The case of AA amyloidosis (851)
      • Concurrent 3: DRUG CHECKING: FROM DANCE CLUBS TO THE DARK WEB

        Chair: Nazlee Maghsoudi

        • Mark Lysyshyn: Evaluation of a fentanyl drug checking program for clients of a supervised injection site, Vancouver, Canada (188)
        • Rainer Schmid: 20 years ‘on-site’ drug checking at music events: What did we see, what could we learn for efficient harm reduction? (1196)
        • Mireia Ventura: Results of an international drug checking service for cryptomarket users (588)
        • Helena Valente: Evaluation of an onsite Drug Checking integrated service: the Portuguese experience (366)
      • Concurrent 4: WELCOMING SPACES: INNOVATIONS IN HOUSING AND HEALTH

        Chair: Guy-Pierre Lévesque

        • Michelle McCann: A non-abstinence based care home for older people with alcohol problems in the UK (917)
        • Judy Hodge: Connecting Homeless and Marginally Housed Populations to Health Care Services Through Their Pets: A One Health Approach (1396)
        • Bernie Pauly: Managed Alcohol Programs: Current Evidence, Effectiveness and Implementation of Innovative Alcohol harm Reduction Programs (453)
        • Angela Hovey: All women are welcome: Reducing barriers to shelter services with a harm reduction model (378)
      • Concurrent 5: PEER POWER IN SERVICES

        Chair: Jean-François Mary

        • Tetiana Deshko: Bringing Harm Reduction Servises to Scale: Experience from Ukraine (1079)
        • Qing Wu: Peer-implemented naloxone treatment among heroin users: early experience and cost-benefit analysis in Yunnan province, China (948)
        • Margaret Njiraini: At the Heart of the Response: Peer led programming to increase service delivery for People Who Inject Drugs in Kwale County, Kenya. (1035)
        • Evert Wisse: Home-based peer-system to ensure basic Harm Reduction services in a context of armed conflict (814)
      • Workshop 2
        • Eberhard Schatz: Workshop: Drug Consumption Rooms - from theory to practice (1506)
    • 16:00 - 17:30
      • Concurrent 6: STIMULANT USE

        Chair: Annette Verster

        • Fabienne Hariga: Stimulant Drug Use, new psychoactive drugs (NPS) and HIV Risk and Transmission: A Global Systematic Literature Review (1089)
        • Cinzia Brentari: Amphetamine-type stimulants: increasing the harm reduction response (1355)
        • Ignatius Praptoraharjo: Operational Research on Providing Harm Reduction Service for Chrystal Meth Users in Jakarta Indonesia (1473)
        • Anna Palmer: The effect of opioid substitution therapy on methamphetamine use in a cohort of people who inject drugs: a mixed methods study (120)
      • Concurrent 7: SEX WORK AND HARM REDUCTION

        Chair: Cyndee Clay

        • Aisha Mohammed: Building a sex worker collective: A transnational collaboration to implement the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee model in the U.S. (1134)
        • Jenn Clamen: The Canadian movement for Sex Work Law Reform Post Bedford (933)
        • Tiommi Luckett: Nothing About Us Without Us: the intersection of trans rights, sex worker rights, harm reduction and HIV policy (979)
        • Dudzile Dlamini: SWEAT’s ‘Self Defense Guide’ for the Protection and Survival of Sex Workers in South Africa (1426)
      • Concurrent 8: RURAL AND GEOGRAPHICALLY REMOTE HARM REDUCTION

        Chair: Anna Dovbakh

        • Jenny Iversen: Syringe coverage and prevention outcomes in regional/remote Australia (533)
        • Ye Kyaw Aung: Same risk but different reach: Lower rates of HIV testing among rural-dwelling PWID in Myanmar (873)
        • Katie-Sue Derejko: Using Integrated Case Management and A Whole of Government Approach for Individuals with Complex Needs in Northern Canada (1387)
        • Yvonne Samuel: Reaching the so-called hard-to-reach: the efficacy of peer education in isolated communities in New South Wales, Australia (751)
      • Concurrent 9: SCALE IT UP! LOWERING THRESHOLD, BRINGING IT HOME

        Chair: Olga Golichenko

        • Marie-Eve Goyer: OST programs: how can we lower the treshold? (701)
        • Tao Cai: Methadone take home dose in China (1269)
        • Wai Linn: It is time! Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) take-home prescription would improve thousands’ life in Myanmar (1083)
        • Ekaterina Poilova: Blue Bus: Building Bridges to Reach Everyone, Russia (709)
      • Concurrent 10: 10 BY 20

        Chair: Lambert Grijns

        • Olga Szubert: 10 by 20: a global campaign to redirect resources from drug control to harm reduction (443)
        • Catherine Cook: Assessing harm reduction investment in the European Union – Harm Reduction Works! (1326)
        • Susanna Ronconi: Intermittent, Insufficient, Impossible (to know). HR investment in Italy. (461)
        • Sourabh Chakraborty: Cost of India’s “war on drugs”: Is this worth the effort? (665)
        • David P. Wilson: How to end AIDS by 2030 for people who inject drugs: modelling the impact of redirecting resources from drug law enforcement to health and harm reduction (1500)
      • Workshop 3
        • Jamie Bridge: Support. Don't Punish: A Guide to Organising Local Advocacy Events (454)
    • Dialogue Space

      10.30-11.30

      Lancet Panel on HIV and Related Infections in Prisons

      Alex Macmadu, Rick Lines

      11.30-12.30

      AIDS 2018 Consultation

      12.30-13.30

      Media Narratives of People who Use Drugs

      Christopher Smith, Sandy Guillaume

      13.30-14.30

      Using Media in our Movement

      Igor Kuzmenko, Aaron Goodman, David Grant

      14.30-15.30

      The Heart of the Response: Community & Qualitative Approaches in Harm Reduction

      Famara Mane, Tiffany Rose, Ryan McNeil

      15.30-16.00

      Technical Support - Empowering people who use drugs and harm reduction practitioners to achieve excellence in harm reduction

      Mat Southwell

      16.00-16.30

      Drug User Organizing in the United States

      Robert Suarez

      16.30-17.00

      Are our current struggles going to be “the good old days”? And what can we do about it? Harm reduction and global sociopolitical struggles

      Sam Friedman

      17.00-17.30

      Political and social awareness through harm reduction interventions

      Brun Gonzalez

  • Tuesday May 16 2017
    • 09:00 - 10:30
      • Plenary 2: COMMUNITY NEEDS; COMMUNITY RESPONSES

        Chair: Monique Tula

        Maira Gabriel (Redes da Maré, Brazil)

        Trevor Stratton (Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, Canada)

        Haryati Jonet (Malaysian AIDS Council, Malaysia)

        Adam Bourne (Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society, Australia)

    • 11:00 - 12:30
      • Major 5: KEY AND NEGLECTED POPULATIONS

        Chair: Ivan Varentsov

        • Sarah Larney: What do we know about key populations who inject drugs? (1511)
        • Claudia Stoicescu: Intimate partner violence and injection-related HIV risk among women who inject drugs in Indonesia: results from a respondent-driven sampling study (250)
        • Lina Torossian: Harm reduction services for men who have sex with men who use/inject drugs: A qualitative-quantitative operational research involving key stakeholders and beneficiaries in Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Pakistan. (878)
        • Toby Lea: Attitudes towards illicit drug use among gay and bisexual men in Australia: challenging the normalisation thesis? (744)
        • Braden Njukia: Access to harm reduction programs among sex workers who inject drugs: findings from a respondent-driven sampling survey in Nairobi,Kenya. (343)
      • Major 6: OVERDOSE IN NORTH AMERICA: POLICY AND PRACTICE

        Chair: Allan Clear

        • Dan Ciccarone: US Heroin in Transition (part one): Supply changes, adulteration and consequences (1403)
        • Sharon Stancliff: Training and Equipping Incarcerated Individuals with Naloxone upon Release (909)
        • Robin Pollini: "Overamping" - An Understudied Overdose Experience among People Who Inject Drugs (518)
        • Ashley Cherniwchan: Inmates are our favourite mates: corrections based take home naloxone (525)
      • Major 7: USERS' CHOICE; USERS' VOICE

        Chair: Julian Hows

        • Shaun Shelly: Community at the heart of the response in South Africa (353)
        • Brun Gonzalez: The Universe of Drugs as an international harm reduction campaign! (1213)
        • Sandra Wesley: HR management in a "by and for" organisation: making room for experiential knowledge and creating winning conditions for "peers" (920)
        • Jean-François Mary: “making our voice heard” : from a Quebec peer run harm reduction magazine to rights defense and advocacy (143)
      • Major 8: HARM REDUCTION IN PRISON

        Chair: Bruce Trigg

        • Gen Sander: The Global State of Harm Reduction in Prisons: Findings from 2016 (889)
        • Sandra Ka Hon Chu: On Point: Developing a programmatic framework for prison-based needle and syringe programs in Canadian prisons (689)
        • Laurent Michel: The ANRS-PRIDE Project: assessing the social acceptability of the harm reduction policy scale-up in prison setting in France. (296)
        • Ina Tcaci: The Impact of adopting evidence-based HIV harm reduction programs in prisons (912)
      • Workshop 4
        • Andrew Tatarsky: Scientific Revolution in Addiction Treatment: From Disease Concept to Psychobiosocial Process and From Abstinence-only to Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy (189)
    • 14:00 - 15:30
      • Concurrent 11: HARM REDUCTION AMONGST YOUNG PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS

        Chair: Aram Barra

        • Jade Boyd: Social factors impacting the cessation of injection drug use among marginalized youth in Vancouver, Canada: A qualitative study (687)
        • Brittany Barker: From Placement to Prison: Aging-out of the Child Welfare System and Incarceration among People who use Drugs in Vancouver, Canada (125)
        • Elise Durante: Wakes You Up: Naloxone and the Inner City Youth Experience (134)
        • Jenna Valleriani: Input from "Youth Speak: Cannabis Policy in the 21st Century" (238)
      • Concurrent 12: NO SUBSTITUTION FOR GOOD PROGRAMMING: NEW DEVELOPMENT IN OST

        Chair: Louis Letellier de Saint-Just

        • Alexandra Franklyn: The impact of benzodiazepine use in patients enrolled in opioid agonist therapy in Northern and rural Ontario (212)
        • Perrine Roux: Acceptability of intravenous buprenorphine as an opioid treatment: results from a community-based survey among people who inject drugs with high-risk behaviors in France (629)
        • Dr Paul Ochieng': LAWS RESTRICTING THE HANDLING OF OPIOIDS BY HEALTHCARE WORKERS UNDERMINING MEDICALLY ASSISTED THERAPY (MAT) PROGRAMS IN KENYA (1413)
        • Mohammad Hassan Novin: The Iranian policy makers ambivalence towards MMT: A situation analysis. (1138)
      • Concurrent 13: SUPPLY SIDE ISSUES & HARM REDUCTION

        Chair: Matthew Wilson

        • Vicki Hanson: A Cultural Approach to Cannabis Policy as Harm Reduction: The Caribbean Experience (547)
        • Kathryn Ledebur: Supply Side Harm Reduction: Bolivia's Community Coca Control (191)
        • Sai Lone: Empowering marginalized communities: hearing the voice of Myanmar opium farmers’in the drug policy debate (1027)
        • Moulay Ahmed Douraidi: Politicians, the Association in the Fight Against AIDS (ALCS) and cannabis cultivators gathered to organize the International Symposium on Cannabis (kif) and drugs, “all for alternatives based on the sustainable development of health and human rights" (923)
      • Concurrent 14: WOMEN WHO USE DRUGS

        Chair: Fabienne Hariga

        • Anna Dovbakh: Punitive drug policies and women’s rights: empowering women who use drugs to address violence in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (865)
        • Natalia Sidorenko: “A Nobody’s Patient”: Healthcare for pregnant drug-using women in Russia through the eyes of physicians and patients (387)
        • Renaud Boulet: Improving the survival of pregnant drug user women and their children by an harm reduction project conducted by Médecins du Monde in Abidjan, Ivory Coast (RCI) (1250)
        • Alexandra B. Collins: The structural and everyday violence of evictions among women who use drugs in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (706)
      • Concurrent 15: NALOXONE: RESPONSES FROM DIFFERENT SETTINGS

        Chair: Zoë Dodd

        • Cynthia Horvath: Increased and Coordinated Access to Ottawa’s Take-home Naloxone Programming (968)
        • Marine Gogia: Increasing accessibility to Naloxone and medical care through community based interventions (452)
        • Chris Rintoul: Preventing opioid overdose fatalities in a Belfast homeless hostel (59)
        • Rebecca Potter: Lessons from Engaging Peers in Overdose Prevention and Other Front Line Harm Reduction Service Delivery (945)
      • Workshop 5
        • Olga Szubert: 10 by 20: a global campaign to redirect resources from drug control to harm reduction - workshop for civil society (445)
    • 16:00 - 17:30
      • Concurrent 16: INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY-DRIVEN HARM REDUCTION

        Chair: Trevor Stratton

        • Emily Jones: Four years of delivering Drug User Group in northern remote Canada; what we've learned & best practices (183)
        • Sarah Levine: Experiential learning builds capacity for harm reduction in Indigenous communities in British Columbia, Canada (1384)
        • Bryany Denning: Harm Reduction and Housing First in Northern Canada (263)
        • Elmer Azak: "Wish I could find a treatment center who could understand my past and understand me": Aboriginal peoples' experiences accessing addictions treatment (393)
      • Concurrent 17: HUMAN RIGHTS AND DRUGS: EMERGING CONCERNS AND STRATEGIES

        Chair: Gen Sander

        • Damon Barrett: What if human rights are part of the problem? A critical analysis of the work of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child 1993-2016 (2)
        • Riikka Perälä: Protecting and Advocating Citizens’ Rights to Services -Ombudsman Activity for Substance Users in Finland (905)
        • Roxanne Saucier: Title: Under Our Skin? New addiction treatments and the bias against patient choice (1197)
        • Susan Boyd: Addiction and Heroin-assisted treatment: Legal Discourse and Drug Reform (170)
        • Aram Barra: The litigation case that allowed medical marihuana in Mexico (1042)
      • Concurrent 18: CANNABIS POLICY AS HARM REDUCTION

        Chair: Donald McPherson

        • Tamar Todd: Legalization of Cannabis: A New Embrace of Harm Reduction in the United States (727)
        • François Gagnon: Cannabis legalization in Canada: options for a low risk environment in Quebec (501)
        • Tre Borràs Cabacés: Cannabis Social clubs regulation as an opportunity of health education and harm reduction. (850)
        • Myrtle Clarke: JoinTheQueue: Cannabis is the gateway to evidence-based Drug Policy in South Africa. (1420)
      • Concurrent 19: KEY ROLES FOR POLICE IN HARM REDUCTION
        • Leo Beletsky: Police Innovations: The Future of Harm Reduction or a Source of Harm? (1156)
        • Carol Strike: Relationships between needle and syringe programs and police: the importance of in-service training (367)
        • Dr Htwe Kyu: Drug use and HIV in Myanmar: embedding harm reduction in law enforcement practices (171)
        • Pavlo Skala: Sensitizing Law Enforcement authorities to Harm Reduction and OST for overcoming negligence and abuse of power (1093)
      • Concurrent 20: WAKE UP TO WOMEN: SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH (SRH) AND HARM REDUCTION

        Chair: Susie McLean

        • Elana Covshoff: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Inclusion and Empowerment (SHRINE): Developing a human rights based approach to frontline sexual and reproductive health service (SRH) for targeted groups in London, England1 (943)
        • Rebecca Jenkinson: ‘Establishing the Connection’: identifying gaps and informing service responses to co-occurring sexual victimisation trauma and alcohol and other drug use. (781)
        • Yelena Bilokon: Ensuring gender specific services women drug addicts, Kazakhstan (1129)
        • Benjamin Kirimo: Integrating medically assisted therapy(MAT) and prevention of mother to child transmission(PMTCT),best practice malindi,kenya (1120)
      • Workshop 6
        • Judy Chang/Fabienne Hariga Implementing comprehensive HIV/Hepatitis C programmes with people who inject drugs: Practical approaches for collaborative interventions (418)
    • Dialogue Space

      10.30-11.30

      Law Enforcement & Diversion

      Keith Brown, Kris Nyrop, Sergey Dugin, Ahmed Said, Monica Ciupagea

      11.30-12.30

      Litigation and Legal Advocacy

      Richard Elliott, Kirstie Douse, Damon Barrett

      12.30-13.30

      Getting Paid

      Alissa Greer, Jean-Hugues Morales

      13.30-14.30

      Housing & Harm Reduction

      Guy Pierre Lévesque, Flora Bance, Russell Maynard

      14.30-15.00

      Harm Reduction Journal Special Issue Launch

      15.00-15.30

      People Living with HIV and Drug User organisations - challenges and opportunities in working together

      Julian Hows

      15.30-16.00

      Building Human Rights and Paralegal Capacity amongst PWUD in East Africa

      Christopher Abuor Martin

      16.00-16.30

      From street to government. Street Lawers EECA

      Alexey Kurmanaevskii

      16.30-17.30

      Nothing about us without us: Meaningful inclusion of sex workers in the harm reduction movement

      Alexandra de Kiewit, Anna Saini

  • Wednesday May 17 2017
    • 09:00 - 10:30
      • Plenary 3: DRUG POLICY REFORM

        Chair: Pat O'Hare

        Senator Risa Hontiveros (Philippines)

        Ethan Nadelmann – Drug Policy Alliance (USA)

        Lisa Sanchez - Mexico United Against Delinquency (Mexico)

        Mark Ware - McGill University (Canada)

    • 11:00 - 12:30
      • Major 9: INNOVATIVE HARM REDUCTION BASED ON USER PRACTICES

        Chair: Mauro Guarnieri

        • Peter Higgs: Methamphetamine and heroin ‘cocktail’ injecting as harm reduction: Qualitative findings from a community-recruited cohort of people who inject drugs in Melbourne, Australia (785)
        • Maria Eugenia Socias: Intentional use of cannabis to reduce crack cocaine use among people who use drugs in a Canadian setting: a longitudinal analysis (473)
        • Elena Argento: Psychedelic use predicts reduced suicidality: Findings from a longitudinal study of women sex workers in Vancouver, Canada (215)
        • Dirk Schaeffer: SMOKE IT 2- Changing the way of drug use (246)
      • Major 10: FIGHTING FOR ACCESS FOR PWID

        Chair: Niklas Luhmann

        • Sindi Putri: Community Led Buyers Club to Create Access to Generic DAA medicines (1348)
        • Eberhard Schatz: New HCV treatments and harm reduction response (1327)
        • Konstantine Labartkava: Peer-based Supported Interventions in the Framework of Georgia’s National HCV Elimination Program (805)
        • Jason Grebely: HCV reinfection and injecting risk behavior following elbasvir/grazoprevir treatment in patients on opioid agonist therapy: Co-STAR Three Year Follow-up Study (1043)
      • Major 11: FUNDING HARM REDUCTION: TRANSITION AND SUSTAINABILITY

        Chair: Sergey Votyagov

        • Alysa Remtulla: Engaging Donors on Responsible and Sustainable Transitions (1346)
        • Ivan Varentsov: THE IMPACT OF TRANSITION FROM GLOBAL FUND SUPPORT TO GOVERNMENTAL FUNDING ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF HARM REDUCTION PROGRAMS (737)
        • Elie Aaraj: MENAHRA Global Fund Grant: Successes, Challenges and Way Forward (1422)
        • Branislav Princip: HARM REDUCTION IN URBAN ROMA SLUMS AFTER THE GLOBAL FOND HAS LEFT SERBIA (442)
      • Major 12: TREAT US RIGHT: CONTINUUM OF CARE FOR PWID - END AIDS AMONG PWID

        Chair: Jamie Bridge

        • Susie McLean: Testing the system: New analysis needed to "end AIDS” among people who inject drugs (1026)
        • Annette Verster: To serve or to measure, that is the question. (1152)
        • Pavlo Smyrnov: Harm reduction services as the platform for increasing access to HIV treatment for PWID (1502)
        • Nick Veldwijk: ART Adherence Unit (AAU) - A therapeutic community facility that aims to improve HIV treatment outcomes for people who inject drugs in Pakistan. (349)
      • Workshop 7
        • Patrick Gallahue: Work locally (1407)
    • 14:00 - 15:30
      • Concurrent 21: A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN: NEW AND EMERGING DRUG CONSUMPTION ROOMS

        Chair: Benjamin Phillips

        • Patricia Sully: Seattle's Fight for Safer Consumption Spaces: City, County, and Community Advocacy (317)
        • Marian Ursan: Stepping forward to the creation of DCRs in Romania (517)
        • Marcus Keane: Influencing Drug Policy: Making the case for Medically Supervised Injecting Facilities in Dublin. (355)
        • Elisabeth Avril: Opening of the first drug consumption room in Paris: 7 years of a constant involvement (612)
      • Concurrent 22: HARM REDUCTION SERVICES IN HOSPITALS

        Chair: Richard Cloutier

        • Adrian Guta: “A lot of the hospital staff will treat these guys like garbage”: The health care provider perspective about what leads to discharges against medical advice by people living with HIV who use substances (19)
        • Antoni Llort Suárez: Nurse office and Consumption room. To implement a Drug Consumption Room (DCR) in a scheduled drug service. (857)
        • Karen Amanda Frampton: “Social nurses”; a function to minimize the health gap in a hospital setting for patients who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. Denmark (210)
        • Heather Morris: The Addiction Recovery & Community Health team: Patient perspectives on harm reduction practice in acute care (694)
      • Concurrent 23: USER ACTIVISM & RESISTANCE

        Chair: Péter Sárosi

        • Sut Nau: Township community-led resistance to drug users and Harm Reduction in Northern Myanmar (868)
        • Alexandra de Kiewit: People who use drugs are mobilizing and organizing across Canada to be at the heart of the response to the opioid overdose crisis. (779)
        • Ata Rahman Hamid: In memory of Haji Hossin - Documenting, reporting and advocating for the human rights of people who use drugs in Afghanistan (1433)
        • TBC: ”From street to government” is the methodology how to use PWUD community-based street lawyers testimonies for advocacy on national level, created by PWUD who are CCM members in EECA countries. (372)
      • Concurrent 24: INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY & NURSE BASED HCV MODEL OF CARE

        Chair: Gill Bradbury

        • Mary Harrod: Elimination of hepatitis C: Don’t dream it, be it – a service provider’s update on the Sydney experience (817)
        • Michael Selick: HCV Peer Navigator Training, learning to help people who use drugs navigate systemic barriers to treatment (217)
        • Ghazaleh Kiani: COMMUNITY POP-UP CLINIC: A HARM REDUCTION STRATEGY TO ENGAGE HCV-INFECTED INJECTION DRUG USERS (675)
        • Zoe Dodd: Engaging people who use drugs in Hepatitis C treatment and care: Lessons learned from the Toronto Community Hep C Program, Canada (1189)
      • Concurrent 25: THE "WAR ON DRUGS": PERSPECTIVES AND RESPONSES

        Chair: Olga Szubert

        • Rick Lines: Building global and regional action against the death penalty for drug offences (895)
        • Gloria Lai: Drug policy advocacy in Southeast Asia: navigating a region of extremes (456)
        • Khalid Tinasti: Drug Policy and the law in Arab countries (926)
        • Verapun Ngammee: From an over criminalization to drug law reform : The lesson learn from Thailand (1339)
      • Workshop 8
        • Ruth Birgin/Monica Anda Ciupagea Addressing the specific needs of women who inject drugs (837)
    • 16:00 - 17:30
    • Dialogue Space

      10.30-11.30

      Fentanyl

      Michael Collins, Allan Clear

      11.30-12.30

      Supervised Injection Sites and Nursing Practice: A Dialogue Space

      Marilou Gagnon

      12.30-13.00

      How to promote harm reduction in our child welfare services

      Suzanne Fish & Kathleen Kenny

      13.00-13.30

      Teaching harm reduction to medical students, or the need for humanism

      Marie-Eve Goyer

      13.30-14.30

      Pioritizing Women's Experiences: Promoting harm reduction and human rights in the context of criminalisation

      Daniel Joloy, Carolyn Eisert

      14.30-15.00

      What can community networks and service providing NGO's contribute to each other? (ENPUD and AFEW International)

      Janine Wildschut

      15.00-15.30

      A call for action: SNAP activism and the establishment of permanent heroin-assisted programs in Canada

      Dave Murray

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25th Harm Reduction International Conference
Montréal, Canada | 14 - 17 May 2017
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