Health, Human Rights and the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities, disproportionately impacting marginalised and criminalised populations.
We track government responses to COVID-19, the pandemic treaty process, and the use of emergency powers. We document the critical role of community and civil society in service delivery and global health governance, and advocate for evidence and rights-based responses.
experienced total disruption to harm reduction services in 2020
excluded people detained for drugs from prison decongestion schemes
Expanded take-home OAT options during the pandemic
10 November 2021
The impacts of COVID-19 measures in Indonesia and the Philippines
30 July 2022
Vaccines and COVID-19 Support for People Who Use Drugs
31 August 2021
Policing the Vulnerable, Infringing Rights
30 June 2021
The Securitisation of Health Responses to COVID-19
26 October 2020
The Global State of Harm Reduction 2020: COVID-19