Category: International

Treatment & therapies

International overdose awareness day

The 31 August 2020 marks International Overdose Awareness day. Deaths from overdose are preventable and the #ENDOVERDOSE campaign encourages people to become more familiar with the signs and symptoms of drug overdose as well as the research and life-saving interventions that can help prevent overdoses. To mark this day we have an interview with Dr

Report on the impact of heroin trafficking on eastern and southern Africa

A report by Enhancing Africa’s ability to Counter Transnational Crime (ENACT) has outlined the impact that international heroin trade routes have on local economies in Africa. The report outlines a range of locations in Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania and South Africa that have been affected by heroin as it is transported from Afghanistan to developed countries.

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