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United Nations World Drug Report 2019

The United Nations World Drug Report 2019 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) makes the following observations: Globally around 35 million people are estimated to suffer from drug use disorders and who require treatment services. But only one in seven people with drug use disorders receiving treatment each year. Effective ..

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2019 edition of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed every year on 26th June to raise awareness about the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. The 2019 theme – Health for Justice, Justice for Health – highlights that justice and health are two sides of the same coin when it comes ..

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2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed every year on June 26 to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. The theme for 2018 is: “Listen First – Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe”. It is ..

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New Free Drug Policy by Govt

What is New Free Drug Policy launched by Govt of India? Objective: To provide medical benefits to country’s 121 Crore population, the Govt of India has launched Free Drug policy. Under this policy every citizen of the country will be entitled to free medicines in all public health centers spread across the country. Only generic ..

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June 26: World observes International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed across the globe. Objective: The day is observed each year to disseminate awareness about the harms and problems that illicit drugs cause to the society. The theme for 2012 – : “Global Action for the Healthy Communities Without Drugs”. To mark the day, various functions ..

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