eNews@East Asia and the Pacific

Issue 17 | February 27 2012
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Innovative community based drug treatment pilot makes inroads in Cambodia

Banteay Meanchey (Cambodia), 8 February 2012 - In a northern Cambodian province, eight small communes are making Cambodian history as the first to trial a community-based approach to drug treatment. With the assistance of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), WHO, UNAIDS, the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) and other partners, the Banteay Meanchay communities are piloting an evidence-based drug-treatment system that places the individual - and their community - at the centre of treatment. It's also getting noticed. [Read More]

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