A Call for Sustainable Leadership: Charting the Harm Reduction Roadmap: a Report

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A Call for Sustainable Leadership: Charting the Harm Reduction Roadmap: a Report

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A Call for Sustainable Leadership:
Charting the Harm Reduction Roadmap: a Report

Sunday 18 October 2015 | Held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in conjunction with the 24th International Harm Reduction Conference

“On 18th October 2015, in the margins of the 24th International Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur, stakeholders in Malaysian harm reduction programs, including the Malaysian Ministry of Health, the National Anti-Drugs Agency, the Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA), addiction psychiatrists, the Addiction Medicine Association Malaysia (AMAM), the Royal Malaysian Police, the Centre for Drug Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and people who use drugs convened to discuss the Next Leap Forward in Harm Reduction in Malaysia. This report documents their discussions and makes several key recommendations, including: 

  1. Reinvigoration of the National Harm Reduction Taskforce to be chaired by Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman; 
  2. Integration of Buprenorphine-naloxone use into the public sector’s harm reduction strategy; AND
  3. Attention to be given to creating gender-sensitive harm reduction services for Women who use Drugs.”

 

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