Better treatment services required for drug addiction treatment

Better treatment services are required for drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation. There is no alternative except capacity building of drug addiction treatment professionals.

Amir Hossain, Additional Director General of the Department of Narcotics Control said this at a ten-day national level skill development training of addiction professionals on universal treatment curriculum of drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation centers organized by Dhaka Ahsania Mission & Department of Narcotics Control and supported by GIZ at its conference room on 26 May 2014.

Speakers further said, this training is essential so that modern treatment facilities can be provided to patients at drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation centers all over the country.

Department of Narcotics Control Treatment & Rehabilitation Director Nazmul Ahsan Mojumdar presided over while chief guest was Additional Director General of the Department of Narcotics Control, Anne Doose, Performance and Communication Manager of GIZ was present a special guest. Chief Consultant Dr. Emam Uzzaman of Central Drug Treatment Center of Department of Narcotics Control, Residential Psychiatrist Dr. Aktaruzzaman Salim spoke on the occasion. Dhaka Ahsania Mission Deputy Director Iqbal Masud delivered the welcome address.