UN-backed narcotics control body calls for more policies to address drug dependence among women

3 March 2017 – Citing a significant rise over the past year in the number of women dying from drug overdoses globally, the independent expert body which monitors Governments’ compliance with the United Nations international drug control treaties is today calling for the implementation of gender-sensitive drug policies and programmes.  More. from the UN news story.

 

 

For Interviews and More Information
The Australian Board Member of the International Narcotics Control Board is Professor Richard Mattick from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), Faculty of Medicine, UNSW and is available for interviews on 3 March from Sydney.

Please contact: Professor Mattick
on (Tel ) +61(2) 9385 0331 or (M) 0419409010.

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