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We thank the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users’ (VANDU) board members who worked on the earlier draft of this letter. Moreover, we thank Marion Allart, Brittany Graham, Aiyanas Ormond, and Caimen Yen for providing feedback on this letter. The contribution by EJ was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Postdoctoral Fellowship (201511MFE-358449-223266) and a Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize (2017) from University of British Columbia.
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Jozaghi, E., Yake, K. Two decades of activism, social justice, and public health civil disobedience: VANDU. Can J Public Health (2020). https://doi.org/10.17269/s41997-019-00287-0