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  1. All Yunnan addicts bound for rehab

    Posted Jun 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Kunming New offensive against narcotics will see drug treatment centres expanded to house 68,000 people Yunnan province is to launch a pilot programme designed to put all drug addicts into rehabilitation centres in the latest effort to fight narcotics abuse. Authorities conducted three surveys last year to verify official records and found there were 68,000 drug ...

  2. Inmate's death prompts calls for revamp of 'reform-through-labour' system

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... police to detain vagrants and beggars arbitrarily. But scholars are now urging the authorities to go one step further and focus their attention on abuses of the system of reform through labour, a form of administrative punishment for minor offences such as theft, prostitution, fraud and drug addiction which are not serious enough to carry criminal sentences. But critics say the system ...

  3. Medical care: high-priced and hard to get

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... prices has also resulted in rocketing drug bills and the overuse of expensive medication. A Health Ministry official illustrated the situation. 'I once accompanied some World Health ... and high-end services, and how to avoid abuses. There is also strong resistance from hospitals. A hospital president in Nanjing said: 'It would really depend on whether the government would ...



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