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Drug abuse control in the Union of Myanmar.

Drug abuse control in the Union of Myanmar.

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Published by The Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control, Ministry of Home and Religious Affairs in Yangon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBurma. Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control.
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22561723M
LC Control Number2008320205

The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic fighting to control it. with some members supporting Pat Ja San while others are involved in the drug production. Myanmar is. Guidelines on Methadone Therapy and Treatment of Drug Dependence in Myanmar vii Acknowledgements Our gratitude goes to H.E Professor Dr Pe Thet Khin, Union Minister for Health, for his guidance and support to the development of the updated guidelines. We would like to thank the following people for their contribution to the development of.

  The other two are the Big Circle Gang, Tse’s original triad, and the Bamboo Union, based in Taiwan. (Panel 1) Myanmar Central Committee for . This is the incomplete list of official social and NGO organisations in Myanmar. You can expand it. The Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control; Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation ; The Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control ; Myanmar Computer Federation ; Myanmar.

Poppylands: Understanding Myanmar's addiction to heroin. Dr Nang Pann Ei Kham, coordinator of the Drug Policy Advocacy Group, speaks to Al Jazeera about the deadly addiction. The act dealt with prevention and treatment of drug abuse as well as control of drug traffic. The Anti-Drug Abuse Acts of and increased funding for treatment and rehabilitation; the act created the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Its director, often referred to as the drug "czar," is responsible for coordinating national.


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Drug Control in Myanmar Myanmar is one of the first countries in the South East Asian Region that signed the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of Following the invitation by the Government, a United Nations Preliminary Joint Survey Team, invisited the country to survey the economic and social needs of the opium producing regions.

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control decided to develop a new balanced and comprehensive drug policy to more effectively address the drug issues in Myanmar during its meeting on 2 August The development of the new drug control policy commenced in September with an inter-governmental meeting and briefing for the Members ofFile Size: 1MB.

“The drug problem in Myanmar is a massive challenge with regional implications, and the agency charged with leading the national effort, the CCDAC, is very small and under-resourced, and its well-intentioned staff needs support and resources,” said Jeremy Douglas, UNODC regional representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

A HISTORY OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE IN AMERICA Written by: Tammy L. Anderson To appear in: Harrison, L., Anderson, T., Martin, S., and Robbins, C.

for the history of drug abuse is an international, socio-political marvel. Most accounts of the history of Drug abuse control in the Union of Myanmar. book Size: KB. Myanmar’s Ministry of Home Affairs announced the adoption of a new National Drug Control Policy at a ceremony Naypyidaw this morning.

If implemented properly, the new policy will represent the government’s shift away from a crime-focused approach to combatting the negative effects of drug use and toward a health-focused approach. The draft bill introduces important changes to Myanmar drug law. Most significantly, it intends to place public health at the heart of the country’s drug control strategy, and lengthy prison penalties for drug use have been eliminated to facilitate access to health services for drug users.

This is a positiveFile Size: KB. Drug use - Drug use - History of drug control: The first major national efforts to control the distribution of narcotic and other dangerous drugs were the efforts of the Chinese in the 19th century.

Commerce in opium poppy and coca leaf (cocaine) developed on an organized basis during the s. The Qing rulers of China attempted to discourage opium importation and use, but the English East. Drugs and bullets in Myanmar.

As more people in Kachin fall victim to drug abuse, Christian group Pat Jasan is taking matters into its own hands. A dual reform process. Myanmar has moved a step closer to completing the first reform in decades of its legal framework relating to drugs. Indeed, the recent publication of two single pieces of legislation is likely to form the basis of the country’s approach to.

sub-section (a) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Government of the Union of Myanmar prescribes the following Rules with the approval of the Government: Chapter I Title and Definition 1.

These Rules shall be called the Rules Relating to Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. The discussions, which included input from the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control, as well as law enforcement officials, social workers, healthcare professionals and INGOs, were held to discuss a new national drug policy – one aimed at combating trade and protecting victims.

Richard Cockett, author of 'Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma', gives a talk about how drug abuse is rife in Myanmar, at a gripping talk during the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival.

Drugs are Myanmar’s biggest social problem, book claims. 13 May By Naomi Canton. Drug Safety Network is an ADR reporting application for both android and ios users, conceived by Food and Drug Administration, the help of Drug Safety Network application, doctors can instantly report any suspected Adverse Drug Reaction to Food and Drug Administration, Myanmar.

A February paper from the Drug Policy Advocacy Group Myanmar warned that the country’s drug policies, including the law, were “outdated and inadequate”, and had failed to eliminate or even reduce drug use, trafficking and production. Law enforcement authorities burn seized illegal drugs worth $ million in Yangon, Myanmar, on Jmarking the United Nations'.

4 Use of a drug by injection may be intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous. 5 National estimate. Data from HIV Sentinel Surveillance (HSS), Myanmar, 6 Data based on a prevalence study of hepatitis B and C infections among injecting drug users in five major drug treatment centres in Myanmar, (Ministry of Health, Myanmar).File Size: 87KB.

Meyer D. Glantz, PhD, is the associate director for science and acting deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health.

At NIDA, Dr. Glantz has previously served as the chief of the Epidemiology Research Branch and the director of the Etiology Research : This theme is highlighted throughout DRUG USE AND ABUSE, 8th Edition.

The book weaves historical, social, psychological, cultural, biological, and medical perspectives, taking an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current topics regarding drug use, problems Cited by: Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or is a form of substance-related ing definitions of drug abuse are used in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts.

In some cases criminal or anti-social behaviour occurs when the person is under the influence of a drug, and long term Specialty: Psychiatry. Opium and to a certain extent cannabis were the only drugs of abuse in Burma until the early s when heroin addiction spread rapidly among young people, reaching epidemic proportions.

Heroin addiction has caused serious social and health problems that prompted the authorities to adopt new legisla Cited by: 7. According to Dr. Nanda Myo Aung Wan, the Ministry of Health’s manager for National Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, Burma has 73 hospitals that have drug treatment centers.

Among them, 46 hospitals, including Rangoon’s Mental Health Hospital and Thingangyun Sanpya Hospital, provide methadone therapy. The process of reforming the drug policy in Myanmar will need to involve a change in public opinion regarding drug users, said Police Colonel Zaw Lin Tun, Head of Department of the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control Myanmar.National Institute on Drug Abuse (MDA) to immediately undertake an evaluation study of existing data on the relative merits and disadvantages of all existing drug diversion control methods and to submit their findings for deliberation at a subsequent technical review.

In response, MDA, in collab-File Size: 2MB.