A recent workshop in HCM City sought recommendations from experts on policies for drug detoxification and HIV/AIDS prevention and control that suit Vietnam’s existing circumstances.
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 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.
More efforts in renovating communications methods and plans of action are needed to strengthen the prevention and control of social evils amidst rising challenges in the work, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Nguyen Trong Dam.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Department on December 26 launched a Methadone-used addiction treatment programme.
(VOV) - Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked police, military, border guard, and security aviation forces to launch joint operations to prevent drug trafficking into Vietnam.
The Ministry of Health has decided to allocate VND30 billion to a project on researching medicines and detoxification methods to cure drug addicts.