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IFP Bureau31 Aug 2022
International Overdose Awareness Day 2022: ‘Drug overdose cases rising with increase in number of drug abusers’
IFP Bureau16 Aug 2022
World Hepatitis Day: Health Minister Dr Sapam Ranjan Singh raised concern about the increasing cases of the practice of needles and syringe sharing among injecting drug users.
IFP Bureau20 May 2022
Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that the two police personnel found involved in drug case will be terminated.
Phurailatpam Keny Devi13 Mar 2022
Manipur, which has been reporting high prevalence of HIV/AIDS mostly among IDUs, has been witnessing a declining trend in HIV prevalence among FIDUs in recent years.
IFP Bureau2 Dec 2021
IFP Editorial: As Manipur has been grappling with the problem of high substance abuse, 23 per cent of the total population are suffering from mental disorders due to drug addiction. Now even more alarming is the impact of the pandemic on mental health of the general population. Experts are expecting a five-fold increase in mental health cases in the coming days.
IFP Bureau10 Nov 2021
The need for a state specific guidelines for private drug rehabilitation centres has been a long standing demand, said a representative of a private rehabilitation centre, Sagolsem Herojit.
IFP Bureau4 Nov 2021
IFP Editorial: The mission for bringing back the drug addicts into the mainstream must be followed and the rule-book or the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) established by the state authorities for operation and running of such rehab centres must be put into practice.
Dr Janet Konthoujam27 Jun 2021
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2021 observation by IPS, Manipur state branch
IFP Bureau20 Jul 2021
CoNE, Manipur president Nalinikanta Rajkumar expressed his concern that drugs are easily available and at cheaper rates, leading to exponential increase in the number of drug users.
IFP Bureau19 Jul 2021
CoNE president stressed on the need of providing medical attention instead of criminalising drug users in Manipur.
IFP Bureau22 Jun 2021
The decision to this effect was arrived at during a discussion cum consultation meeting convened at the premises of Lamjing Meira, SUDTC, Kakching following complaints of irregularities and malpractices perpetrated by the centre in the name of rehabilitating drug users of Manipur.
IFP Bureau25 May 2021
The patient, a drug user who tested positive for Coronavirus during a mass COVID-19 testing camp for drug users in Imphal, was found missing on Tuesday.
IFP Bureau24 May 2021
IFP IMPACT: Around 50 drug users were targeted to be tested for COVID-19. However, only 29 men and four women turned up for the camp.
Phurailatpam Keny Devi22 Mar 2021
In Manipur, the trend of forceful admission of a person to private de-addiction centres, citing addiction to drugs, by picking them up arbitrarily has become a new normal nowadays.
Phurailatpam Keny Devi20 Mar 2021
As the OST centres in Ukhrul district of Manipur face acute shortage of therapy medicines, patients often have to compromise on prescribed doses of the medicine.