Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice

Posts with tag «rehabilitation» 

May 20th, 2016

“The one thousand [dead] will become a hundred thousand. You will see the fish in Manila Bay getting fat. That is where I will dump you.” Those are the words, spoken on the campaign stump, of Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte, who will be sworn in for a six-year term on June 30....

April 20th, 2015

The Federal Drug Control Service's proposal to revive Soviet-era work camps in order to treat drug addicts was met with skepticism by leading health researchers and activists

June 27th, 2014

As the world marks the United Nations' International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Thursday, millions of drug addicts in Russia have nowhere to go for treatment, and specialists are in despair over the lack of progress in the country's rehabilitation system.

September 17th, 2013

Government reform of drug rehabilitation shifts focus from treatment to enforcement

September 17th, 2013

Russia: large-scale government program for the rehabilitation of addicts is in urgent need of improvement.

January 25th, 2012

Russian drug policy news past week was dominated by the police investigation at a female “rehabilitation center” owned by the notorious foundation City Without Drugs. The investigation resulted from the death of one of its patients. A question remains: will the investigation lead to changes in the foundation's practices?