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Rehabilitation and Medical Centers

Hospital Name:

Bahosi Medical Centre

Specialities:

A private hospital that offers addiction treatment, amongst other medical services.

Contact/ address:

Bahosi Medical Centre
Bahosi Housing Complex, Lanmadaw Township, YANGON, MYANMAR
Tel: (+951) 212933
Email: Bahosi.med@mptmail.net.mm
Website:http://www.bahosi-med.com

Description:

Part of the largest private healthcare provider in Burma, Bahosi Medical Centre has almost 300 beds in private rooms. The hospital offers addiction treatment alongside a broader range of healthcare services.

National Narcotics Control Authorities

Name:

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC)

Contact/ address:

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC)



Website:http://www.ccdac.gov.mm/organization.cfm

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC), is the executing institution for research, science, technology, and innovation in the area of human health and is the national network of public health reference laboratories.

National Narcotics Control Strategies and Security Plans

Name:

Policy and National Strategy Document Counteracting Addictive Substances and Substance Addiction 2011 -2015

Type:

Preventative

Published Authority:

Ministry of Interior

Date:

2011

Internet link:

http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/center-for-public-health-and-human-rights/_pdf/NSP%20Full%20Book%20Final.pdf

Publisher website:

http://www.jhsph.edu/

Narcotics control regulations and laws

Name:

Burma Penal Code for 1989

Published Authority:

Ministry of Interior

Date:

Internet link:

http://www.state.gov/j/inl/rls/nrcrpt/2013/vol1/204048.htm

Publisher website:

http://www.state.gov/

Facts and stats

  • Burma continues to be a major source of opium and exporter of heroin, second only to Afghanistan.
  • Burma is not currently a significant source or transit country for drugs entering the United States.
  • However, Burma remains a major regional source of opium, heroin, and methamphetamine, particularly for neighboring Thailand and China.
  • Burma’s official 15-year counternarcotics plan, launched in 1999, called for the eradication of all narcotics production and trafficking by the year 2014, one year ahead of an ASEAN-wide plan of action to make the entire region drug-free by 2015.
  • Burma has no laws specifically targeting corruption, and the country has signed but not ratified the UN Corruption Convention.

Governmental / Non-governmental Associations

Name:

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC)

Contact/ address:

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC)



Website:http://www.ccdac.gov.mm/organization.cfm

Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC), is the executing institution for research, science, technology, and innovation in the area of human health and is the national network of public health reference laboratories.