ReShape/International HIV Partnerships

Mutual Mentoring

Movement Building

Health for All

Chemsex Forum

Who We Are

Since 2010 IHP has been a resource for isolated HIV clinicians and community activists in underserved regions in Europe and Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and now in Asia

IHP launched ReShape in 2013, as a resource for organisers committed to “reshape the response to HIV, viral hepatitis and related sexual and mental health concerns” in the context of new, but very high cost, Hep C treatments, an international lag in PrEP approval, the growing chemsex crisis, and a sense, by some, that our movement was under performing

ReShape’s latest work

 

The 37th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Aids Research

 

Japan 2023

Akta Community Centre

 

Japan 2023

Ben Collins gave a presentation on chemsex and HIV testing issues in Europe at the Akta community centre

Okinawa Institute of Science

 

Japan 2023

Ben Collins alongside ReShape partner Hideta Nakamura spoke at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

Okinawa HIV Clinical Conference

 

Japan 2023

Ben Collins spoke about lessons learned from European Testing Week and the importance of healthcare providers in prevention implementation

BHIVA Autumn Conference 

 

London 2023

ReShape met with partners at the BHIVA Autumn Conference in London

HepHIV 2023 Conference 

 

Madrid 2023

Poster “Increasing testing for HIV and hepatitis through European Testing Week” abstract accepted and presented at the HepHIV 2023 conference

Asia-Pacific Chemsex Symposium

 

Taiwan 2023

Ben Collins presented on sexual violence and personal security at the 5th Asia Pacific Chemsex Symposium

 

The 19th European Aids Conference

 

Warsaw 2023

Ben Collins co-chaired the Chemsex in 2023: Where are we now session to give an update on the chemsex epidemiology throughout Europe. He also supported our partner Hideta Nakamura at the signing of the agreement between EACS and the Japanese Society for Aids Research

 

Fast Track Cities Vienna

 

Vienna 2023

Ben Collins presented at the 1st Central & Eastern European Fast Track Cities Workshop hosted in Vienna

 

Fast Track Cities Amsterdam

 

Amsterdam 2023

ReShape met with partners and colleagues at the Fast Track Cities conference in Amsterdam

Chemsex Today around the world – Survey analysis

 

2023

 We are pleased to share with you the analysis of a recent survey, “Chemsex Today around the world”,  developed and distributed by ReShape with an international group of chemsex responders, and analysed by our colleague, Georges Azzi. Four hundred people responded from all regions. We set out to reach people who engage in chemsex and chemsex responders in areas newer to chemsex, specifically Africa, the Middle East and Latin America

Aids Impact 

Sweden 2023

Ben Collins and Nia Dunbar (ReShape) presented a poster presentation at Aids Impact on the survey analysis report “Chemsex Today” written by Georges Azzi

 

 

HRI Melbourne Building Solidarity and Integrated Chemsex/ High fun/ PnP Services in your Locale/ Region

Australia 2023

 

This workshop was a harmonised platform linking people working on Chemsex from different countries, regions, and backgrounds. It highlighted the strengths and learnings from existing projects. It  encouraged solidarity, knowledge and experience sharing, and networking amongst participants for smarter integration in services addressing the needs and hopes of people engaging in and/or recovering from chemsex

HRI Melbourne Chemsex Around the World

Australia 2023

Nia Dunbar and Sjef Pelsser (Mainline) chaired the “Chemsex around the world” session at the Harm Reduction International conference in Melbourne

Asia Chemsex Platform Meeting

Australia 2023

 

Organised by Yasir Ali Khan and Doan Thanh Tung, this meeting took place in Melbourne and brought together lots of Asian activists and researchers both online and in person to discuss the growing crisis that is chemsex

IV Chemsex Journeys: A Global Approach  – A webinar hosted by STOP.

Virtual 2023

Ben Collins presented an overview of the global community response to chemsex

Collaboration with civil society to provide better service to PLWH

Virtual 2023

For 11 years, Ben Collins and Dr Mike Youle, JUSTRI, The Training and Resource Initiative have collaborated with Dr Deniz Gökengin of EGEHAUM (The EGE University Research and Implementation Centre) to host the Turkish Advanced HIV/AIDS Course for Turkish clinicians and researchers. This year Ben Collins and Çiğdem Şimşek İşçi presented together encouraging clinicians and researchers to work together with community organisations to improve patient care

 

Why do we need integrated Chemsex/High Fun/PnP support services?

Virtual 2022

Part of the Where’s the Hope? Dialogues for Solidarity Series– 2022-2023

Three online sessions – on 29 November, 6 December and 13 December 2022 at 15:00/3 pm GMT to identify chemsex support options and produce and promote a call for integrated chemsex support services appropriate for your region

The Integrated Chemsex Support Survey

Online Survey 2022

This survey is about chemsex and chemsex support in your location

Still open*

BASHH Annual Conference

Sheffield 2022

Ben Collins & Nia Dunbar (ReShape) with Sjef Pelsser (Mainline) presenting at BASHH annual conference

The British Association for Sexual Health & HIV celebrating 100 years 1922-2022

Long term survivors: Living the life we never imagined

Beau article 2022

Ben Collins was the cover story of BEAU Magazine No.2 and a guest writer

International Chemsex Symposium

 

Montreal 2022
ReShape participated in developing the programme and served as a discussant at the International Chemsex Symposium (ICS) in Montreal

Chemsex Forum Platform

Virtual 2022

We are so excited to announce that we have hired a community coordinator for the chemsex forum platform.  Forum members will be sent details of new updates to the library soon.  If you would like to join the platform, post an email to: main+subscribe@ChemSex.groups.io. follow directions from there

Talking Sex in Asia: A Co-designed Toolbox

Virtual 2022

 

This toolbox is co-designed with the participants of Talking Sex In Asia, Session 8 in the Asia HIV Peer Support series

Talking Sex in Asia

Virtual 2022

Our first session as part of the Asian HIV Peer Support series of 2022 in collaboration with The GreenHouse

Asian HIV Peer Support Series 2021 Report

 

The 2021 report of the Asian HIV Peer Support Series

35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for AIDS Research

Virtual 2021

ReShape and Dr Hideta Nakamura’s Asian HIV Peer Support series presented U=U in Asia with leading Asian and Western U=U organisers

5th European Harm Reduction Conference

Prague 2021

ReShape, as the European Chemsex Forum’s secretariat hosted a panel on Chemsex Challenges: Slamming, Community Stigma and Human Rights

With Leon Knoops (Mainline, The Netherlands), Jasper Janssens (Free Clinic, Belgium) and Igor Medvid (HBLGBT, Ukraine)

Interesting conversations

 

Work we love to share

 

i-base

An evening with Angela Davis

Gay community stress

SHE Center

Gregorio Millett – Casualties on the road to ending HIV

Claudia Estcourt – Prevention is hard: combination prevention is key