Relevant practices in drug demand reduction among highland peoples in Cambodia, China (Yunnan), Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam by Ronald D. Renard

Cover of: Relevant practices in drug demand reduction among highland peoples in Cambodia, China (Yunnan), Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam | Ronald D. Renard

Published by Ronald D. Renard in [Chiang Mai .

Written in English

Read online


  • Asia, Southeastern.


  • Drug control -- Asia, Southeastern.,
  • Drugs -- Asia, Southeastern.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Ronald D. Renard submitted to the UNDPCP Project for Reducing Illicit Drug Use in the Highlands of East Asia (AD/RAS/96/B53) Bangkok, Thailand, August 1997.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 98/63853 (G)
The Physical Object
Pagination55 leaves
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL523743M
LC Control Number98947453

Download Relevant practices in drug demand reduction among highland peoples in Cambodia, China (Yunnan), Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam

Yuthea, S. Thong, P. Tea, G. Shaw, J. Lawrence, J. Leichliter National Authority for Combatting Drugs, Phnom Penh, Cambodia/ UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Phnom Penh, Cambodia/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Objective: Drug use is a clear risk factor for HIV acquisition and for greater likelihood of engaging in high-risk sexual behavior.

As demonstrated in AFEW’s research and set-up process of the Drug Demand Reduction Program, multisectoral partnerships foster the development of interventions that are appropriate and sensitive to local contexts while promoting local ownership and sustainability.

Background: According to official accounts, in more thanpeople were detained in over 1, compulsory drug detention centers in East and Southeast Asia. Methods: Between July and Mayin-depth interviews were conducted with individuals recently released from drug detention centers in China, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos.

Health and development issues for which UNODC Cambodia provides assistance are grouped in two pillars: Drug Demand Reduction: Supporting the Government to develop alternative, evidence-based treatments for drug-related problems. These include prevention, community-based drug treatment, rehabilitation and counseling, as well as re-integration into society.

More about Drug Demand Reduction» Treatment. Office in Cambodia. Cambodia commits to implementing a community-based drug use treatment programme. Phnom Penh (Cambodia), 2 November On the heels of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's State visit, the Cambodian Government organized an official ceremony for the signing of a letter of intent affirming its commitment to implementing a voluntary, community-based drug treatment programme.

The current practice of drug reimbursement decision-making in Thailand has been drastically changed in the past few years, and it is still very dynamic. Under limited resources, the practice has recently been based on pharmacoeconomics (PE) because it helps the Thai government make rational policies or allocate resources efficiently.

China's dominant participation in Cambodia's economy, its close cultivation of ties with the Cambodian government and the influx of Chinese immigrants has raised concerns about an anti-Chinese backlash from Cambodians, many of whom resent China for its support of the Khmer Rouge, which conducted a genocide that claimed the lives of more than million Cambodians.

In andthe authors visited Siem Reap, Cambodia for eight weeks. To understand the spectrum of Cambodian healthcare, we investigated traditional medical practices. The COVID pandemic has resulted in conspiracy theories and misinformation about the scale of the pandemic and the origin, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease.

False information, including intentional disinformation, has been spread through social media, text messaging, and mass media, including the tabloid media, conservative media, and state media of countries such as China. While most painkillers in China are used in surgical contexts, the recent growth has mainly been driven by a rise in a cancer rates Relevant practices in drug demand reduction among highland peoples in Cambodia m new cases in to m increating demand for.

The increasing drug availability and use in Cambodia has resulted in the proliferation and use of compulsory drug treatment centers, but in the Government of Cambodia officially began to recognise that harm reduction was an essential approach to preventing HIV among people who used drugs and their sexual partners.

Since then, several programs aiming to control and prevent HIV among drug users have been implemented in Cambodia.

: Suppressing Illicit Opium Production in Asia and the Middle East: Successful Intervention and National Drug Policies in Asia and the Middle East (International Library of Human Geography) (): James Windle: Books. This study aims to collate data to produce a coherent picture of the availability of demand reduction strategies in prisons and compulsory treatment settings in China, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Citation: Larney, S. & Dolan, K. () Demand reduction strategies in closed settings in China, Indonesia and Vietnam. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. China’s diabetes drugs market will expand 20 percent annually to reach 20 billion yuan ($ billion) byspurred by guidelines that set higher treatment standards, said Yan Shangjun, a.

Published J at PM Updated J at PM The U.S. and China are highlighting their efforts to fight the opioid epidemic together, as they mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

“Cooperation on combatting the flow of illicit opioids is. Future research should assess the effect of drug purity on the demand and supply of drugs analyzed.

In sum, we found that despite the Thai government's intensified drug suppression efforts in recent years, the availability of illicit drugs among samples of IDUs in. Teng Bunma is one of the wealthiest people in Cambodia with connections to leading politicians, military officials, and businessmen.

He is believed to be one of the main Cambodian drug lords. Bunma is the owner of the luxury hotel "Intercontinental" in Phnom Penh and the "Rasmei Kampuchea," the largest daily newspaper in Cambodia with a circulation of ab Many factors could play a role in the decision making, including previous experience with western drug, openness to Chinese herbal therapy, and cost associated with western drug and Chinese herbal therapy.

In China, health insurance covers both western drug and Chinese herbal therapy. High impact medical research journal. Champion of better research, clinical practice & healthcare policy since For GPs, hospital doctors, educators & policymakers. “E/C//14 Study on engaging indigenous peoples more inclusively in the process of disaster risk reduction by respecting linguistic and cultural practices of indigenous peoples known to be.

[19] Anti-Drug Law of the People’s Republic of China (“Anti-Drug Law”), No. 79 ofchapter I, art 1. This is an unofficial translation of the Anti-Drug Law circulated among NGOs and. Linked articles are published online ahead of print. To find a specific article or author in this list go to your browser's Edit menu and click Find.

Suggested citation for articles online ahead of print. Vol Number 2–February Perspective. Pathogenic Responses among Young Adults during the Influenza Pandemic G.D.

Shanks and J. The demand that we treat people on an impersonal basis, or hire a stranger who is qualified rather than a relative or a friend, is not something that comes naturally to human beings.

reduction, China nevertheless contributes to some development areas, particularly the transportation AID EFFECTIVENESS IN CAMBODIA. 8 WOLFENSOHN CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT-economic. Increasing urbanization and population density, and persisting inequities in health outcomes across socioeconomic groupings have raised concerns internationally regarding the health of the urban poor.

These concerns are also evident in Cambodia, which prompted the design of a study to identify and describe the main barriers to access to health services by the poor in the capital city.

UNICEF works in more than countries and territories to reach the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere.

Assessment of agricultural practices on water quality of the Tono Dam in the Upper East Region of Ghana. May - Vol 4 Num. Population growth has resulted in drastic increase in demand for agricultural products for consumption and also as raw materials for agro-based industries.

Associated with this increased demand is the application of. The child protection workforce, especially at local levels, from social workers to relevant professionals such as police, judges, prosecutors, teachers, and medical experts, was poorly trained, uninformed, and generally insufficient to address the problem.

Through the Live Your Dream Awards, we invest more than $ million in education grants to about 1, women every women have overcome incredible challenges including poverty, domestic and sexual violence, and addiction.

They are on a path to a new life, and the Live Your Dream Awards support them in achieving their goals. The European drugs problem is increasingly linked to, and influenced by, global developments.

The importance of identifying trends occurring in EU neighbouring countries and worldwide that could impact on the European drug situation is therefore underlined in the EMCDDA Strategy Among the agency’s work in the area of international cooperation is support for EU drug-related regional.

Instant access to millions of Study Resources, Course Notes, Test Prep, 24/7 Homework Help, Tutors, and more. Learn, teach, and study with Course Hero. Get unstuck. Discover impactful Journals, Books & Case Studies from Emerald Publishing on Emerald Insight.

The number of people in China now living with diabetes — over million — is greater than any other country in the world. As of1 in 4 people with diabetes worldwide lived in China.

Several countries like Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines achieved self-sufficiency, even though short-lived in some. Liberalization of economies, increasing consumer wealth and the proliferation of grey-channel trade ignited the demand for high quality rice imports. China’s imports are increasing steadily (Anon.

Read the latest headlines, news stories, and opinion from Politics, Entertainment, Life, Perspectives, and more. Drug trafficking and abuse are illegal in China. Offenders may be sentenced to prison if smuggling 10 grams or more of heroin and could receive the death penalty for smuggling more than 50 gram of.

The strategic dimensions of China's economic rise are evident in these White House reports. In the early reports, the U.S. is eager to bring China into the global economic system, but by and the Barack Obama and Donald Trump administrations are complaining about Chinese cyber-theft of U.S.

intellectual property and trade secrets. Looking forward, the sector's biggest challenge is to keep up with people's demand for speedier data connectivity, higher resolution, quicker video. Research Article China And India: Reform Goes Global Health Affairs Vol No.4 Rapid Antiretroviral Therapy Scale-Up In Hubei Province, China.

Members of ethnic minorities, highland persons, and stateless persons in Thailand have experienced instances of abuse indicative of trafficking.

Labor and sex traffickers exploit women, men, LGBTI individuals, and children from Thailand, other Southeast Asian countries, Sri Lanka, Russia, Uzbekistan, and some African countries in Thailand. 3, 4 Empirical studies have found evidence of excessive and inappropriate drug prescribing practices in rural China level among people who might induce demand to obtain a higher income.Introduction.

Overall anti-money laundering efforts in the year made progress across two broad fronts. The international community demonstrated its resolve to confront money laundering by showing a strong commitment to work collectively to address the problem while seeking to isolate those countries and jurisdictions that lack this commitment.

This article is based on the chapter "Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region" in The Age of Migration, fourth edition.A more detailed version can be found in the book. The Age of Migration website contains more material, including a virtual symposium on the global financial crisis and migration.

88177 views Thursday, November 26, 2020