Drug policy in Vietnam: a decade of change?

  title={Drug policy in Vietnam: a decade of change?},
  author={Thu Vuong and Robert Ali and Simon Baldwin and Stephen F. Mills},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  volume={23 4},
BACKGROUND Driven by the rapid spread of HIV, Vietnam's response to drug use has undergone significant transformation in the past decade. This paper seeks to identify and analyse factors that prompted these changes and to investigate their impact on the lives of people who use drugs. METHOD This policy analysis is based on a review of Vietnamese Government documents, peer-reviewed publications and the authors' knowledge of and involvement in drug policy in Vietnam. RESULTS The last decade… CONTINUE READING