IPRT - Irish Penal Reform Trust

Join Donate

Get News Updates:

December 2003 Archives (International News)

10th December 2003

Discussion Paper: Prison-Based Syringe Exchange Programs (PSE Programs)

Reviews the evidence of HIV, Hepatitis C and injecting drug use in Australian prisons, and outlines a series of concrete proposals and steps for implementing prison needle exchange in Australia. Published by the Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League. Read more

11th December 2003

Presentation: Harm Reduction and Drug Policy in Western European Prisons

Presentation by Prof. Heino Stover of the University of Bremen, Germany at the public forum "HIV, Hepatitis C, and Harm Reduction in Prisons: Evidence, Best Practice and Human Rights", sponsored by the Irish Penal Reform Trust and Merchant's Quay Ireland. Read more

19th December 2003

Prison Syringe Exchange Programs: Can they be Implemented in Canada?

By Rick Lines and Ralf Jurgens for the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network in cooperation with the John Howard Society of Canada. Published in Gerald B. Thomas (ed.), Perspectives on Canadian Drug Policy: Volume II. Read more

Drug Treatment Courts in Canada: Who Benefits?

By Cynthia Kirkby, John Howard Society of New Brunswick. Published in Gerald B. Thomas (ed.), Perspectives on Canadian Drug Policy: Volume II. Read more