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Daniel Wolfe is director of the International Harm Reduction Development Program at the Open Society Foundations and an advocate whose work has included community organizing and public media campaigns to repeal discriminatory legislation, boost AIDS funding, and raise the public profile of people with HIV.

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Beyond the Hype: PrEP for People Who Inject Drugs

(3) Comments | Posted June 14, 2013 | 4:54 PM

The clinical trial finding that a once-daily pill halved HIV infection among people who inject drugs in Thailand is an important development in HIV prevention science, and brings welcome attention to a group often excluded from clinical trials.

The Bangkok Tenofovir Study was the first study of its...

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Pre-Trial Detention: Jailed With No Trial, Condemned to Illness and Death

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 2:02 PM

Margarita Charykova, a Moscow bartender arrested on a drug offense, gained more than 25 percent of her body weight in March, and not because of the food served at the Pechatniki pre-trial detention facility. Charykova, born without part of her lower intestine, was denied medical equipment needed to maintain her...

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Is the INCB Dangerous to Your Health? 5 Ways the UN's Drug Watchdog Fails on Health and Human Rights

(4) Comments | Posted March 5, 2013 | 7:53 AM

In what has become a chilling annual exercise, the UN's drug watchdog the International Narcotics Control Board released its annual report today. The INCB describes itself as a "quasi-judicial" group of experts charged with monitoring compliance with international drug control treaties, but the report's drug war bias and...

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Unholy Alliance: How a US-Russian Partnership Undermines Good Drug Policy

(10) Comments | Posted June 6, 2012 | 7:08 PM

Foreign policy makes unsavory bedfellows, but few instances of bedsharing are more disheartening than that of the U.S. and Russia on the issue of illicit drugs. U.S. drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske and his Russian counterpart, Victor Ivanov, recently joined in a statement from the World Forum Against Drugs condemning...

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