Drug policy

Economic evaluation comparing centre-based compulsory drug rehabilitation with community-based methadone maintenance treatment in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

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This study compares the cost-effectiveness of centre-based compulsory rehabilitation (CCT) for substance abuse with community-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in Hai Phong City, Vietnam. The project forms the basis for Thu Vuong's PhD.

Project Status: 
Completed

Ongoing surveillance of the diversion and injection of the medications used in opioid substitution treatment

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Minimising the extent of diversion and injection of the pharmaceutical opioids used in opioid substitution treatment (OST) reduces harms to the individual (such as dependence, injection-related injuries and diseases, and overdose) and protects the integrity of the OST program.

Project Status: 
Completed

The Drug and Alcohol Service Planning Model for Australia – Indigenous Project

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The Drug and Alcohol Service Planning Model for Australia is a planning tool that aims to assist health planners to meet the needs of people with alcohol and other drug problems.  Initial work, completed with the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC) was

Project Status: 
Completed