MPSGH Seminar: 20th September 2017 – Recent trends in drug use, their impacts and the development of effective responses

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 20th September 2017
Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Professor Paul Dietze, Director, Behaviours and Health Risks Program, The Burnet Institute

This presentation will cover the latest findings around patterns of drug use and harm in Australia, with a particular focus on methamphetamine use and injecting drug use, highlighting how rates of major harms such as opioid overdose remain stubbornly high despite a range of available responses. It will then move to consider the special case of hepatitis C, detailing the expected impacts of the current revolution in hepatitis C treatment and the lessons that this provides for wider drug policy.

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