Monthly Archives: April 2017

Inspiration for sustainable funding – Harm Reduction in the New Environment


From the 4-6 April 2017, the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) is hosting the first Regional Conference for central and eastern Europe and central Asia in Vilnius, Lithuania. The conference is called “Harm Reduction in the New Environment” and brings together diverse representatives of governments and government agencies, NGOs and PWUD communities, as well as experts, donors, and representatives of international organizations. Featured prominently on the 2nd and 3rd days is the European Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) and its focus on integrated care and financing harm reduction services. Here HA-REACT steering committee member Jeffrey Lazarus shares thoughts from the conference.