On the 29th of August 2014, the Romanian Harm Reduction Network sent a request for information under the Public Information Act 544/2001 to the National Administration of Penitentiaries. We requested the following data: Continue reading HIV Explosion In Prisons: Drug Users Are The Most Affected Population
Romania would be better off paying for more Shakespeare festivals than for HIV-prevention efforts, the country’s culture minister recently said.
Starting with 2012 August until 2013 November, the Romanian Harm Reduction Network had implemented the project Developing local answers to emerging HIV threat among legal high users in Romania, under the agreement with SIDACTION, with a budget of 31,000 Euro.
The project was implemented in 8 Romanian cities: Bucharest, Iasi, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Galati, Constanta, Brasov and Sibiu.
The training program aim was to increase the capacity in outreaching, understanding and working with people who use new drugs. The training was addressed to professionals working in community-based drug services and in public institutions responsible with medical and social services for at-risk groups from 8 Romanian cities, using international and local expertise. Continue reading Developing local answers to emerging HIV threat among legal high users in Romania (Project Report)