prescription drugs

Report

18 Dec 2018
17

The opioid crisis in the US claimed more than 70,000 lives in 2017, and has further complicated the situation for chronic pain patients. Human Rights Watch surveyed chronic pain patients, healthcare providers and officials and reviewed relevant laws and policies to produce a series of...

Report

28 Aug 2018
336

This report focuses on accidental deaths caused by drugs, excluding drug-deaths that were deemed homicidal, suicidal or of undetermined intent. This is to ensure that drugs and the public health consequences that arise from them remain the primary focus of the report without the complicating...

Report

8 May 2018
9

This report discusses key findings from the 2018 Global Drugs Survey.

Journal article

11 Dec 2016
136

Background: Prescription drug abuse is a rising problem in Australia and pharmaceutical drugs have been the most frequent contributors to overdose deaths in Victoria in recent years.

Objective/s : The objectives of this article are to examine the main prescription drugs contributing...

Journal article

11 Jul 2016
379

Importance: The Affordable Care Act is the most important health care legislation enacted in the United States since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. The law implemented comprehensive reforms designed to improve the accessibility, affordability, and quality of health care.

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Report

14 Jun 2016
4

This taster report shares key findings from the Global Drug Survey 2016 (data collected Nov 15–Jan 16).

Report

14 Apr 2014
6

The 2014 Global Drug Survey (GDS2014) conducted during November / December 2013 was the biggest survey of current drug use ever conducted. Published in 8 languages and promoted through media partners in 17 countries, it received almost 80,000 responses. This report presents highlights from the 2014 survey.

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