Projects

AIVL World Hepatitis Day Oration 2019

22 July 2019

World Hepatitis Day Oration: Renewed Calls for Needle & Syringe Program in ACT Prison

World Hepatitis Day takes place every year on 28 July. The theme for 2019 is ‘Find the Missing Millions’. Worldwide, 300 million people a

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World Hepatitis Day Oration 2018

24 July 2018

World Hepatitis Day Oration: Renewed Calls for Needle & Syringe Program in ACT Prison

World Hepatitis Day takes place every year on the 28th of July. The theme for 2018 was ‘Finding The Missing Millions’. Worldwide, 300 million

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Stigma and Discrimination

A core part of AIVL’s mission is to challenge the stigmatising attitudes and discriminatory behaviour that many people who use/have used illicit drugs experience as part of daily life.

Most recently, we have developed an online training module t

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Aboriginal People who Inject Drugs and Harm Reduction

The Being Real project undertakes a national program of consultations with Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal people who inject drugs to understand harm reduction issues for Aboriginal people, gaps in service delivery and challenges in in

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Custodial Settings and Hepatitis C

Lack of evidence-based harm reduction tools, such as needle and syringe programs, in custodial settings, in addition to over policing of people who use drugs, contributes to a significantly higher rate of hepatitis C among people in custodial setting

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