India: Launch of Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) in Imphal, Manipur

April 14, 2012 - April 14, 2012

UNODC, together with the National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) under the aegis of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi will launch the Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) programme for drug users at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal, Manipur.

Three such sites have already been established in Kapurthala and Bhatinda, Punjab and Mumbai, Maharashtra as part of the MMT Programme. The aim of the initiative is to document the processes of implementation of MMT, develop practice guidelines and an action-plan for rolling-out MMT in India.