Calls for submissions to special issue of the Harm Reduction Journal focussing on Asia

February 2015

NDARC’s Professor Kate Dolan has been appointed joint editor of a special edition of the Harm Reduction Journal focussing on harm reduction in Asia. The issue will accompany the 24th International Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur in October 2015, and  the 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific in Dhaka in November 2015.

The thematic issue will document and explore the current state of harm reduction across Asia, examining the development of a harm reduction response to HIV and AIDS epidemics, evidence of its effectiveness and challenges to its further implementation and integration into health and criminal justice systems. The issue will contain overviews of the epidemiology and scale of implementation of harm reduction across the Asian regions, exemplar case studies of the introduction of harm reduction programmes, critical analysis and commentary.

Papers reporting original research will be considered.


How to Submit

Papers should be submitted through the journal at:

Closing date for submissions: 28 February 2015. Please mention in your covering letter that your article is intended for consideration for inclusion in the special thematic series on Harm Reduction in Asia.

If you wish to discuss a possible article, please contact: