March 15, 2012
Drugs are a global problem. In no place is it more prevalent than Russia.
As reported in the New York Times, it is common knowledge that illicit drug use in the Russian Federation has reached critical proportions. It is also common knowledge that people who use drugs are among those most at-risk of infection with H.I.V. And it is common knowledge that since the beginning of the H.I.V./AIDS epidemic three decades ago simple tools such as Medication Assisted Therapy (methadone, buprenorphine) and... [More]
December 19, 2011
As with just about everything on the planet earth these days, the problem of substance abuse is truly global!
A recent report by Kenya’s Ministry of Education showed deep concern about active sex, drug and substance abuse among the youth in high school. The group has vowed to take urgent corrective measures to contain the situation.
The findings reflected the reality, as a similar survey had been conducted by the ministry in 2009. The government being aware of the dangers that alcohol an... [More]