Drug use prevention

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The Challenge:

Countries within the Greater-Mekong Sub-region (GMS) continue to report increases in the use of methamphetamine, and several countries rank methamphetamine as the leading drug of use. China, Malaysia, Myanmar and Viet Nam still report heroin as the number one problem. Injecting drug use is an increasing concern, with an estimated 2.9 million people who inject drugs in Southeast Asia.

What we do:

UNODC focuses on assisting Member States to implement evidence-based policies and programmes.


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Find out more about how UNODC supports Member States in their drug use prevention, treatment and re-integration efforts. [Read more]


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Click here to access our latest publications, reports, research and other updates on our work on drug use prevention. [Read more]