Website on methadone maintenance treatment launched in Hanoi
A website (www.mmtvietnam.com) covering in detail the subject of methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam was launched with the support of project USAID/SMART TA of the Family Health International (FHI), in order to provide helpful information about the methadone treatment program for drug users, those who use methadone and medical staff.
The home page of website
Readers can find detailed information about drug addiction, methadone maintenance treatment, updated news, reference documents and videos. In addition, viewers can find favourable methadone clinics and related procedures for treatment.
The website is in Vietnamese and English language so it helps everyone access information safely and personally.
With benefits from methadone treatment and the positive results of the pilot implementation in Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh cities since 2008, the government has allowed the expansion of methadone treatment on a national scale.
By March 19th, 2015 as many as 27,602 drug users had joined methadone maintenance treatment programs across the country./.
( Compiled by VNF )