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The Harm Reduction International Conference would not be possible without our sponsors and partners, many of whom support us year after year.

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Donors and Sponsors

Burnet Institute is an Australian, unaligned, not-for-profit, independent organisation that combines medical research with practical action to address health issues globally.

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation was established in 1992 and is one of the leading independent AIDS organisations in the world. The Foundation’s mission is simple: an end to the AIDS epidemic. The Elton John AIDS Foundation is committed to tackling the stigma, discrimination and neglect that keeps us from ending AIDS. With the mobilisation of our network of generous supporters and partners, we fund local experts across four continents to challenge discrimination, prevent infections and provide treatment as well as influencing governments to end AIDS.

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Ethypharm a leading specialty pharmaceutical company with a strong heritage, based in the UK. Our products include formulations of the three standard molecules in this area; methadone, buprenorphine and naloxone. It is this depth of expertise that makes us a market leader and a highly-trusted supplier of opioid addiction products.

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases and address unmet needs in virology, oncology and inflammation.

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The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people.

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The Robert Carr Fund is the world’s leading international fund focused on funding regional and global networks led by and involving and serving inadequately served populations (ISPs). HR23 has received partial funding from RCF through the Harm Reduction Consortium.

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The Hepatitis Fund (THF), based in Geneva, is the only grant-making organisation working on hepatitis elimination. We mobilize public and private resources to eliminate viral hepatitis as a global health threat. Our expertise lies in being able to define, in collaboration with the hepatitis community, which investments will have a truly catalytic effect and then make, manage, and monitor those investments.

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Unitaid is a global health agency engaged in advancing innovative solutions to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases more quickly, cheaply, and effectively. Our work confronts barriers so people in low- and middle-income countries can access the best care available for HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, hepatitis C – and other major threats to global health.

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As a Cosponsor of UNAIDS, UNODC is the convening organization for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support among people who use drugs and people in prisons and other closed settings.

UNODC works alongside partners to support countries in developing and implementing evidence- and human rights-based HIV interventions. In addition, it strives to ensure that people who use drugs are meaningfully involved in programme design and implementation.

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Funded by ViiV Healthcare, Positive Action is a 30-year programme that exists to further the company’s mission of ensuring no person living with HIV is left behind. We meaningfully engage and work directly with communities most affected by HIV, including those still facing inequalities, stigma, discrimination, and unjust criminalisation.

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The World Health Organization plays a prominent role in the international drug policy dialogue by promoting evidence-based policy options, supporting evaluation of policy changes, providing normative guidance on prevention, harm reduction and treatment interventions, assisting countries in increasing coverage and quality of health services for people who use drugs, and improving drug-related monitoring and surveillance systems.

WHO Consolidated guidelines on HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations

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With Very Special Thanks To

Harm Reduction International would like to extend special thanks to Melbourne Convention Bureau for their support throughout the conference process.

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Harm Reduction International is pleased to have Vice World News on board as the official HR23 media partner.

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Exhibitors



Founded in 1992 as a non-profit organisation by a group of GPs working with drugs users, Apothicom has conducted research programmes in public health and developed tools for prevention, training and information in the field of Harm Reduction for 30 years, and created the company Apothicom Distribution in 2008. It offers medical devices aimed at reducing injection drug use-related harms.

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Camurus is a Swedish science-led biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative and differentiated medicines for the treatment of severe and chronic conditions. New drug products are conceived based on the proprietary lipid-based FluidCrystal® drug delivery technologies and an extensive research and development expertise.

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Cepheid is a leading on-demand molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing fully-integrated systems and accurate yet easy-to-use molecular tests. The company is focusing on applications where rapid and actionable test results are needed most, in fields such as critical and healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, genetic diseases, virology and cancer.

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cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation that strives to improve health and wellbeing for all and lead the way in reducing health inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live.

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DanceSafe is a United States based nonprofit organization that services people who use drugs and their communities, primarily in music and nightlife settings.

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Indivior is the world leader in addiction treatment with over 20 years’ experience and a unique patient‐focused approach. Our endeavour is to understand the journey of individuals suffering with addiction.

We partner with healthcare professionals, the public, policymakers, and payers to ensure people suffering from addiction are treated just like any other patients suffering from a chronic, relapsing medical condition.

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We are Irti Huumeista ry and we offer nationwide peer and professional support services in Finland for loved ones of drug users, people in recovery and people who use drugs.

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Mainline is an international, non-profit harm reduction organisation. For the last 33 years, Mainline has advocated for improving the health and rights of people who use drugs while respecting the individual person's freedom of choice.

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MD-Bio is a market leader and supplier of life-saving Fentanyl Test Strips. Our top priority is giving communities the ability to employ high quality testing methods to save lives.

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NATIONAL HARM REDUCTION COALITION (NHRC) is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that promotes the well-being and dignity of people and communities affected by drug use. Our efforts advance harm reduction policies, practices, and programs that address the adverse effects of drug use including overdose, HIV, hepatitis C, and incarceration.

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navellé is a modern software solution developed from the ground up to easily manage drug consumption rooms and medically supervised injecting services. Created by Orange Tree Solutions and used by leading organisations we focus on developing a standard Minimum Data Set (MDS) for harm reduction analysis and reporting.

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North Richmond Community Health (NRCH) is a non-for-profit community health centre improving equity, health and wellbeing. Since 2018 the Victorian Government has trialled a medically supervised injecting room at the NRCH site. In March 2023, it was announced that the service would become a permanent fixture in North Richmond.

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The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people.

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Liverpool John Moores University’s Public Health Institute provides intelligence and surveillance systems for drug related deaths and needle exchange to local authorities across England.

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Support. Don’t Punish is a global, decentralised campaign that mobilises communities resisting repressive drug policies, and their allies, to promote sustainable alternatives to the 'war on drugs', with harm reduction and decriminalisation at their core.

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Previously the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC), Thorne Harbour Health is one of Australia's oldest and largest community health organisation's responding to HIV and AIDS as well as the health and wellbeing of Australia's sex, sexuality and gender diverse communities.

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Vital Strategies is a global health organization that believes every person should be protected by a strong public health system. Our overdose prevention program works in the United States to strengthen and scale evidence-informed, data-driven interventions for equitable and sustainable reductions in overdose deaths, with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies and other partners.

VISIT VITAL STRATEGIES' OVERDOSE PREVENTION PROGRAM

The World Health Organization plays a prominent role in the international drug policy dialogue by promoting evidence-based policy options, supporting evaluation of policy changes, providing normative guidance on prevention, harm reduction and treatment interventions, assisting countries in increasing coverage and quality of health services for people who use drugs, and improving drug-related monitoring and surveillance systems.

WHO Consolidated guidelines on HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations

Visit WHO

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