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Vietnam records nearly 20,000 new drug users every year

Vietnam records nearly 20,000 new drug users every year

Nearly 20,000 new drug users are recorded in Vietnam every year, it was reported at a conference to share experience in detoxification and re-integration of ex-addicts into society held in Hanoi on December 25.

Drug addicts need post-detox therapy

The head of Ho Chi Minh City's Psychological Hospital has recommended that drug addicts be given mental-health therapy after they complete detoxification services.

Vietnamese, US war veterans extend ties

(VOV) -A delegation led by Vietnam War Veterans Association Deputy Chairman Lt. Gen. Phung Khac Dang has met with US war veterans in Washington D.C on July 24.

Addict kills two, injures four in Dong Nai

Addict kills two, injures four in Dong Nai

A young man who was allegedly shocked after using drugs killed two girls and wounded four others, including his mother and sister, in Dong Nai Province on June 20.

Preventing drug abuse among ethnic minorities

Preventing drug abuse among ethnic minorities

A conference was held in Hanoi on March 12 to review the implementation of two UN-funded projects on preventing drug abuse among ethnic minorities and providing technical assistance for treatment and rehabilitation at medical centres and in the community.

Increase in ‘contract’ prostitution

Increase in ‘contract’ prostitution

Well organized rings have begun offering contract prostitution, recruiting educated, attractive girls to work under contract, technically as secretaries or assistants, for entrepreneurs, an official of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has said.

Vietnam-US progress in addressing dioxin issues

Vietnam-US progress in addressing dioxin issues

Vietnam and the US have taken a further step toward overcoming the consequences of Agent Orange/Dioxin, according to an official of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA).