In the vast landscape of South Africa’s AIDS response, there exists a group that is often overlooked and marginalised—the people who use drugs. This underserved population faces a heightened risk of HIV, TB, and Hepatitis, trapped in a cycle of poverty, unemployment, and social inequality. However, there is hope. NACOSA’s People Who Use Drugs Programme, funded by the Global Fund and in collaboration with organizations like TB/HIV Care, is working tirelessly to provide support, education, and harm reduction strategies to reduce the devastating impact of drug use on individuals and communities.
Read more here: https://www.nacosa.org.za/2023/08/11/eliminating-harm-caused-by-drug-use/