Project information

Project title

"Implementation of Methadone Pharmacotherapy in Jurmala"
Duration 01 December 2009 - 30 November 2010
Project goal and objectives

The main goal of the project is to implement long-term pharmacoteraphy for opioid dependent persons in Jurmala. Project objectives:

  • To establish methadone cabinet;
  • To implement methadone maintenance programme;
  • To increase knowledge of personnel;
  • To monitor results.
  • Methadone cabinet is established and equipped (30 Diku str., Jurmala);
  • During the project 13 patients have received methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) - everyone had access to drug addiction specialist, psychologist and social worker;
  • 4 persons (staff of MMT cabinet) have participated in trainings and seminars organized by UNODC and other institutions;
  • Data on clients' health status and treatment results have been collected and analysed.

UNODC budget

9,160.62 LVL