IFHHRO Position Statements

 Position Statement on Access to Adequate Pain Treatment, 2011 (PDF)   
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Position Statement on Compulsory Drug Detention Centres, 2011 (PDF)  
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 Position Statement on Forced and/or coerced Sterilisation, 2011 (PDF)  
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