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Minister of Health Jane Philpott's HR17 speech

The Speech given by the Canadian Minister of Health Jane Philpott to the Harm Reduction International Conference on Sunday May 14: Thank you for all of your efforts to come here.  It is wonderful to see everyone.  I want to acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Mohawk and I want to thank the elder for welcoming us and… Read more

Cocktail Reception - Sunday

We are happy to tell you that after the conference opening on Sunday there will be a cocktail reception for those attending. This event is being sponsored by our friends at the Museum of Drug… Read more

HR17 Packing Checklist PDF document

For those of you getting ready to pack your cases and travel to Montréal, we thought we'd make you a handy 'Packing Checklist' so you don't forget your toothbrush. Download checklist Read more

HR17 is sold out!

We’ve done it. We’ve sold out the conference! Never let anyone tell you there is no passion for harm reduction in the international community. In the past we’ve always got close to capacity, but for the first time this year the Harm Reduction International Conference has been fully sold out. In a few days over 1000 harm reduction advocates… Read more

Drugreporter Film Sessions at the Harm Reduction International Conference: Call For Submissions! // Séances de films Drugreporter à la Conférence internationale en réduction des méfaits: appel de propositions!

ENGLISH: The Rights Reporter Foundation and Harm Reduction International now welcomes entries to the Drugreporter Film Sessions at the 25th Harm Reduction International Conference! The 25th Harm Reduction International Conference will be held in Montreal on 14-17 May, 2017. The Drugreporter Film Sessions will provide an opportunity for… Read more

Pre-conference Francophone Summit on Harm Reduction

8:30-17:00, Saturday 13th May, Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Rue Mansfield, Montréal, QC H3A3R8, Canada Limited places. Free registration for HR17 delegates. For more information, see the AIDQ website (in French):  http://aidq.org/sommet-francophone/ . Read more

Pre-conference Hepatitis C Symposium: Integrating care for drug use and HCV infection among people who inject drugs

8:00-17:30, Saturday 13th May, Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Rue Mansfield, Montréal, QC H3A3R8, Canada The development of highly-effective, well-tolerated direct acting antiviral (DAA) hepatitis C (HCV) regimens with cure rates >95% is one of the major advances in recent medicine, providing an opportunity to reverse the rising burden of advanced… Read more

Pre-conference meeting: Lawyering on the Margins

11:00-16:00, Saturday 13th May, Montréal The Lawyering on the Margins initiative was established by the Open Society Foundations to bring together lawyers from around the world working with marginalized communities – people who use drugs, sex workers and LGBTI. OSF has now transitioned leadership of the project to Release who will be organising… Read more

Conference Accommodation Discount: Novotel Montréal Centre

HRI is pleased to be able to offer delegates a discounted rate at the  Novotel Montréal Centre , a bright and recently renovated, modern hotel close to the conference centre . Prices per night for a single or double room are CAD$159 plus taxes. Rooms at this price are limited, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis, but once all… Read more

2017 Carol and Travis Jenkins Award

Nominations are now closed. This award has been presented at each HRI conference since 2005 to a current or former drug user who has made an outstanding contribution to reducing drug-related harm. The award was initially named after Travis Jenkins, the extraordinary jazz musician and composer who died of cancer in 2004. Travis Jenkins overcame… Read more

HR17 Montréal
25th Harm Reduction International Conference
Montréal, Canada | 14 - 17 May 2017
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