Canadian Network of People who Use Drugs (CAPUD)

Side Event: Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond

Organized by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction with the support of Canada, and the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation, the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA), the HIV Legal Network and the Thunderbird Partnership Foundation How has the COVID-19 pandemic worsened existing inequities and negatively affected priority …

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Side Event: Health Responses to the Opioid Poisoning Crisis: On-the-Ground Experiences and International Implications

Organized by Canada, and Canadian Association of People who Use Drugs, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation and International Drug Policy Consortium Fatal drug-related overdose is a pressing health crisis in North America. Highly potent synthetic opioids, including fentanyl and analogues, are increasingly present in the unregulated opioid …

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