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NCJ Number: 202389 Find in a Library
Title: Guyana Drug Information System (GuyanaDin) Annual National Report 2002 and Network Meeting
Corporate Author: Guyana Ministry of Health
Guyana
Date Published: January 2003
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: Guyana Ministry of Health
Greater Georgetown, Guyana
Sale Source: Guyana Ministry of Health
Liliendaal
Greater Georgetown,
Guyana
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents proceedings from the First Drug Information Network Meeting held in Guyana and an annual report on drug consumption and an overview of the drug situation and trends in Guyana for 2002.
Abstract: Guyana’s geographical border, bordered by Venezuela, Brazil, and Suriname, has made it possible for illegal drugs to be taken in and out of Guyana with relative ease. Guyana recently convened a meeting to establish a network of agencies that are involved in drug related activities. The Guyana Drug Information Network (GuyanaDin), in its infancy proposes to include other agencies from various parts of the country and modify the data collection instruments from institutions. This report discusses the expansion and sustainability of such a Network and what constraints exist and how they can be combated. The report concludes with annual data on Guyana’s drug consumption, drug treatment services, drug arrests, drug seizures, and school surveys. In addition, it offers an overview of the drug situation and trends in Guyana which includes main drug of choice and subsequent drugs and factors affecting trends. Tables and appendices
Main Term(s): Drug statistics
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug business; Drug treatment; Drug use; Guyana; Latin America
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