harm reduction

Durban delays re-opening of city's only needle exchange programme

Joan van Dyk

The project’s closure six months ago forced some injecting drug users to share needles and risk infections such as HIV and Hepatitis C.


Watch this man’s amazing transformation after he kicked heroin with the help of this

When people with diabetes inject insulin, we don't see that as an addiction. So why is opioid substitution therapy considered one?


SA needs R4-billion to fight this killer virus you may never have heard of

Pontsho Pilane

Newer, lifesaving drugs for South Africa's "silent" killer aren't yet available in the country.


Saved: How drug users gained the power to reverse overdoses

Carrie Arnold

Find out how drug users banded together to use a simple injection to save thousands of lives.


Freak waves and HIV in Durban. What's the link?

Joan van Dyk

Misconceptions about HIV infection and injection drug use could shut down the only project working to curb it.