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  • $8m earmarked for addiction prevention nationwide 2019-01-20 22:56

    $8m earmarked for addiction prevention nationwide

    TEHRAN – While a total budget of 330 billion rials (nearly $8 million) has been allocated to prevent addiction, the country is still short of budget in this regard, deputy head of anti-narcotics taskforce has said.

  • Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV, says official 2018-08-05 08:39

    Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV, says official

    TEHRAN — Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV and will help guarantee a great deal of drug users’ health, head of harm reduction office of Iran’s Welfare Organization has said, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Addiction a major contributor to hepatitis C in Iran 2018-06-28 12:00

    ‘Addiction, main cause of hepatitis C in Iran’

    TEHRAN — Since drug users constitute the highest number of people infected with hepatitis in Iran, addiction can be considered as the main cause of the disease in the country, head of Iran’s Hepatitis Network said on Wednesday.