We support public-health-focused interventions, as opposed
to recovery-focused interventions. We support the
decriminalisation of drug use as much as we oppose the
criminalisation of sex work, mandatory HIV disclosure and
policing of sexual preferences.
Additional inputs received from Lize Weich, Tanya Venter,
Johannes Hugo, Urvisha Bhoora, Magriet Spies, Rafaela
Rigoni, Cara O’Conner, Julia Samuelson, Viriginia
Macdonald, Michelle Rodolph, Shona Dalal, Nurain Tisaker
and Shaheema Allie. Regional harm reduction case studies
developed by Kunal Naik (PILS, Mauritius) and Bernice
Apondi (VOCAL, Kenya).
Inputs from the guideline development workshop held in
August 2019 are also included. Participants of the workshop
included: Leora Casey, Andrew Gray, Harry Hausler, Signe
Rotberga, Muhangwi Mulaudzi, Lauren Jankelowitz, Annette
Verster, Busisiwe Msimanga-Radebe, Nontsikelelo Mpulo,
Zukiswa Ngobo, Mpho Maraisane, Rogerio Phili, Kgalabi
Ngako, Maria Sibanyoni, Yolanda Ndimande, Valencia
Malaza, Johannes Hugo, Urvisha Bhoora and Cara O’Conner.
We extend our thanks to the external reviewers, including
Julie Bruneau, Annette Verster, Kunal Naik, Nkereuwem
William Ebiti and Ali Feizzadeh.