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Methadone Throws Lifeline to Heroin Addicts

Methadone Throws Lifeline to Heroin Addicts

Hong Kong’s methadone programme is held up as a model that has worked to prevent the spread of diseases such as HIV/AIDS among injecting drug users and assist addicts to lead functional lives. But as the number of heroin users has decreased in the territory, the programme’s value has been questioned. Varsity looks at the impact methadone has had as a method of harm reduction.

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