injecting drug users

Tired of needles on Durban's beautiful beaches? Then you'll want to read this.

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.


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.


Durban cuts city's only needle exchange programme

Joan van Dyk

A tale of two cities: Durban ditches drug users while Tshwane becomes the first city in SA to pioneer and fund new ways to keep them safe.


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.


These countries medically prescribe heroin, should SA follow suit?

It’s time that evidence, not stigma, drive SA’s drug policies.