The Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) was established in 1992 to serve as an umbrella organisation to support and coordinate the efforts of non-governmental and other organisations working on HIV/AIDS issues in Malaysia
In an effort to prevent the spread of HIV infection among People who
Inject Drugs (PWIDs), the Ministry of Health has embarked on ambitious
Harm Reduction Programmes with two key initiatives, Needle Syringe
Exchange Programmes (NSEP) and Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT).
HRI have created a set of sponsor opportunities which will create a
dedicated and carefully engineered platform for engagement, profiling,
as well as structured opportunities to deliver key messages to a target
audience, throughout the conference
Harm Reduction International is committed to ensuring the event provides and facilitates appropriate care for all delegates who may have special medical and healthcare needs - especially delegates who use, or have used, drugs or are living with HIV or hepatitis.
Since bring launched in 2007, HRI's death penalty project has been the leading global resource on the issue of the death penalty for drug offences. In this new fourth edition of HRI's 'Global Overview' series, HRI updates our previous research on the death penalty for drugs in law and practice worldwide, and also considers critical developments on the issue.
While the report notes that there still are a troubling number of governments with capital drug laws, in practice very few states actually execute people for drugs. The number of people killed for drug-related offences is high but only because China, Iran and Saudi Arabia are aggressive executioners. The reality is that those governments that kill for drugs are an extreme fringe of the international community.