Commissioner Kazatchkine in BMJ: “The time has come to implement harm reduction policies in Eastern Europe and central Asia”

Read original article in the British Medical Journal The evidence is clear, Eastern European and Central Asian countries should adopt opioid maintenance therapy and needle exchanges to curb HIV and Hep C outbreaks, says Michel Kazatchkine For many years, evidence has shown the effectiveness of opioid maintenance therapy in the treatment

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Commissioners Gaviria and Kazatchkine in Reforma: “Dos problemas de salud”

Leer artículo original en Reforma César Gaviria y Michel Kazatchkine, Miembros de la Comisión Global de Política de Drogas: México es uno de los ejemplos más llamativos del fracaso y las consecuencias negativas de la prohibición y la represión. Hace trece años, la administración mexicana decidió poner fin al narcotráfico

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Commissioner Kazatchkine in Expert Online (Russia): Какой должна быть наркополитика (What drug policy should be)

Read original article in Expert Online Президент Владимир Путин прямо выступил против смягчения 228-й (антинаркотической) статьи УК, практически свернув едва начавшуюся общественную полемику. Но движение к менее репрессивной и более эффективной наркополитике все равно неизбежно. Об этом «РР» поговорил с одним из самых уважаемых и компетентных экспертов в этой сфере,

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Michel Kazatchkine dans Le Temps: “Malgré l’échec, l’ONU poursuit le dogme de la prohibition de la drogue”

Lire l’article original dans Le Temps La politique onusienne menée depuis 2009 n’a en rien freiné le trafic. Mais la Commission des stupéfiants de l’ONU n’en a pas tiré les leçons. La colère de Michel Kazatchkine, membre de la Commission globale de politique en matière de drogues. Depuis le plan d’action

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Press release: “The Global Commission on Drug Policy congratulates Michel Kazatchkine on receiving “South Africa’s International Science Diplomacy Award” for tackling HIV/AIDS”

(Geneva, 14 December 2018) The members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy wish to extend their congratulations to their fellow Commissioner Michel Kazatchkine, who received South Africa’s International Science Diplomacy Award for Lifetime Contribution to tackling HIV/AIDS. Presented by the Minister of Science and Technology at the Science Forum

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Michel Kazatchkine: “Drug Control: Time to Right the Wrong Policies”

Read original article in Civil.ge The Parliament of Georgia is currently engaged in a promising debate to reform its drug laws, possibly by ending the criminalization of drug use and possession, and seeking alternatives for low-level actors in the drug trade. This would go a long way to enacting an effective drug

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Commissioners Clark and Kazatchkine: “Time for a change in drug policy in Belarus”

This opinion piece was published in Russian. Read original article in KYKY. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, countries which emerged from it and others nearby, like Belarus, experienced a wave of injecting drug use, which in turn, fueled an epidemic of HIV and hepatitis C. Belarus was exemplary in following evidence-based

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Michel Kazatchkine: “la politique de répression ne fonctionne pas”

Lire l’article original dans Sciences et Avenir << Pour Michel Kazatchkine, médecin et diplomate, l’argent investi dans une répression policière inefficace devrait être réaffecté à une politique de soins et à la lutte contre la grande criminalité. >>

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