Seminar on Menace of Drug Abuse in Punjab-2017

Страна: Индия

Город: Punjab

Тезисы до: 06.11.2016

Даты: 21.01.17 — 21.01.17

Е-мейл Оргкомитета: punjab



Drug  abuse  is  universal  phenomenon  across  the  continents. Conversely,  i n  India,  there  is  protracted  history  of  use  of  opium  and  cannabis.  But,  nowadays  drugs  reminiscent  of  heroin,  cocaine, amphetamine type stimulants as well as pharmaceutical compounds  are being taken at  large  by  drug  abusers.  Also,  i n  the  country,  there  is substantial  number  of  drug  addicts  injecting  pharmaceutical  drugs,  the  behavior  which  leads  towards  increasing  HIV  prevalence  coupled with other tribulations.

Topics proposed to be discussed in the technical sessions will include:

i) Drug Abuse: A Major Public Health Problem in Punjab

ii) Drug  Abuse  in  Punjab:  the  role  of  government,  scientists,  academicians,  medicos, social scientists , NRIs and conscious citizen

iii) Recent Trend and Extent of Drug Abuse in Punjab

iv) Success  (and/or  collapse)  of  enacted  laws  to  control  illicit  use  of  drugs  in  Punjab

v) Significance    of    government    supported  biome dical    and     behavioural  intervention s   as   implemented   through Non   government   Organizations  (NGOs) .

vi) Injecting Drug Use (IDU) and HIV - prevention programmes in Punjab:   Role of  NGOs  and  government/private  linkages  (ICTC,  OST,  DOT,  ART,  Drug  De - addiction Centers etc.)

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