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International Harm Reduction Day 2024

Tuesday 7 May

The International Harm Reduction Day is observed each year on 7 May and is dedicated to harm reduction approach to drug addiction, which actually saves lives.

Harm reduction refers to policies, programs, and practices aiming to minimize the negative impacts of drug use. It is grounded on respecting the rights of people who use drugs, promoting positive change without creating stigma and discrimination. The occurrence advocates evidence-based public health policy, practices, and human rights to benefit people who use drugs, their families, and the community.

Visit the Facebook page of the International Harm Reduction Day.