VOV.VN -An international drug trafficking ring has been busted by police in Thai Binh province.
VOV.VN -Three men have been arrested for selling drugs by Binh Duong police on December 2.
Hanoi is making efforts to achieve the 90-90-90 goals in HIV/AIDS prevention set by the United Nations by 2020.
Drug addiction is the main cause behind the alarming high crime rate in Ho Chi Minh City, the spokesman of the municipal police department has admitted.
A conference was held in Hanoi on April 16 to discuss a model to provide psychological support and consultations for drug addicts before the court gives decisions on compulsory detoxification methods to them.
Children with special circumstances will receive support in the forms of medical care, social aid, education and training under Decree No. 56/2017/ND-CP approved recently by the Government.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a target programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-20 period.
Despite difficulties in its implementation, Vietnam is utterly resolute in its plan to scale up the number of facilities that provide voluntary and diversified services of treatment to 200,000 drug addicts by 2020.
A rehabilitation center in the southern Vietnamese province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau is dealing with the aftermath of a riot which led to the escape of 200 drug addicts from the venue, the second event of this type to hit the country in the past month.
Two weeks ago, over 500 drug addicts staged a massive breakout at the same center.
More than 400 drug addicts have returned to the rehabilitation centre where they were receiving treatment one day after breaking out of the facility on October 23.
VOV.VN - More than 500 addicts have escaped from a drug rehabilitation centre in southern Vietnam.
More than 500 inmates in a drug rehabilitation center in the southern province of Dong Nai, around 100 kilometers (62 miles) to the northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, struck down its gates and escaped on October 23.
The model of detoxification for drug addicts in family and community has proved to be effective after one year of implementation in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs reported on October 14.
The central province of Thua Thien- Hue is working to diversify and improve the effectiveness of home- and community-based detoxification treatment for drug addicts.
A year ago, Quach Tinh was released from prison with only the clothes on his back.
The southern province of Binh Phuoc currently has 1,371 drug addicts, 1,177 of whom are living in the community under the province’s programme on drug detoxification at the community, reported the provincial police.
The northern province of Nam Dinh said on August 11 that it would promote methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) at private health facilities to improve the effectiveness of intervention programmes aimed at minimising harm to high-risk groups, especially drug addicts.
Four people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in at least five robberies in Ho Chi Minh City in the last few months, police has said.
Ho Chi Minh City is striving to increase the number of drug addicts accessing methadone treatment to 8,000.