Pathways to Harm Reduction Drug Policy in Hong Kong and East & Southeast Asia: Principles, Process and Practices Annual Training 2023
28 November 2023
This training was funded by the Research Grants Council’s Research Impact Fund: #R7031-21
“Pathways to Harm Reduction Drug Policy in Hong Kong and East & Southeast Asia: Principles, Process and Practices Annual Training 2023”, which is co-organized by Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong and Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, was successfully held on 20 to 22 November 2023.
The training focused on the connections between harm reduction, public health, and drug policy as well as the gap between these principles and practice in the implementation of drug policies in Asia. The training familiarized participants with the international drug control system, regional trends in drug markets (supply, transit and demand), and comparative case studies of alternative approaches to managing drug use in society as a health and social concern.