Mauro is a well-known Italian AIDS activist who previously worked as a chair of GNP+, an advocate group, and recently works for the International Harm Reduction Development Program of the Open Society Institute. He is a former injecting drug user and he lives with HIV/AIDS.He was interviewed by our crew at the International Conference on the Drug Related Harms in Warsaw, 2007.
Bijay Pandey is a drug user activist from Nepal, a member of the International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD, www.inpud.org) his group operates a syringe exchange program which is not officially supported by the government. He emphasizes the importance of media advocacy for user groups.
On: Increasing access to health care for Roma. The interview was made at the Correlation European Conference 27 - 29 September, Sofia, Bulgaria
Dr Alex Wodak is the Director of the Alcohol and Drug Service at St Vincent's Hospital. He was also President of the International Harm Reduction Association for several years, he is the author (with Ron Owen) of "Drug Prohibition: a call for change" published by UNSW Press. We interviewed him at the International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harms in Warsaw, May 2007.