Legislating for Health and Human Rights: Model Law on Drug Use and HIVAIDS - Supervised drug consumption facilities

Richard Pearshouse (2006)

This model law resource is designed to inform and assist policy-makers and advocates as they approach the task of reforming or making laws to meet the legal challenges posed by the HIV epidemic among people who use drugs.
Module 4 contains a prefatory note which outlines the rationale for and benefits of supervised drug consumption facilities and which describes relevant international laws and policies, including human rights obligations. Module 4 provides model law that can be put in place to make such facilities effective interventions in protecting the health and well-being of individuals who use drugs, advancing public health more generally, and benefiting communities affected by public drug use. Module 4 concludes with a list of recommended resources.

Legislating for Health and Human Rights: Model Law on Drug Use and HIVAIDS - Supervised drug consumption facilities

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