Archive | July, 2011

Hepatitis C: Hong Kong 2011

This article has been written to coincide with World Hepatitis Day [July 28th] with the aim of raising awareness of the Hepatitis C virus [HCV, C型肝炎] that has chronically infected 2-3% [130–170 million people] of the world’s population and claims more than 350,000 people to HCV-related liver diseases each year [WHO 2011]. In 1990, HCV […]

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Video Resources

A selection of videos have been added to the resources section. These include videos for use by drugs workers and educators as well as a range of media reports on drug issues in Hong Kong and the Asia region. View the videos in the resources section

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Indonesia: Stories of HIV & Harm Reduction

Like most of his co-workers, Hadi used to be a heroin addict. He is also HIV positive. ‘A Cleaner Fix’ is an award winning* documentary produced by IRIN that follows Hadi and his peers who distribute sterile syringes to drug users for a needle exchange programme. This short film, that is available for viewing below, […]

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Drugs Education Workshops

From September 2011, Lloyd is available to provide Drugs Education Workshops [毒品教育工作坊] to Secondary Schools [學校和青少年團體], Community Groups [社區族群] and Parent Groups [家長親友] in Hong Kong.  Lloyd has extensive experience of delivering drug education programmes to a wide range of audiences including secondary school students, Parent Teacher Associations and community groups in Hong Kong and the United […]

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Recovery Position Video

‘Recovery‘ is an innovative video that shows how to put someone who is unconscious and breathing in the recovery position. Overdose deaths are both predictable and preventable and this video aims to make a difference by improving the response to overdose by drug users, their relatives and treatment services. This video is produced by Exchange […]

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HK Drug Treatment Directory

Information about services in Hong Kong that work with drug users and their families has been compiled and is available in the resources section. Types of voluntary services included are: Community & Outreach Services Counselling Centres for Psychotropic Substance Abusers Hospital Authority: Substance Abuse Clinics Methadone Clinics Voluntary In-Patient/Residential Rehabilitation Services  Click here to view […]

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