Editorial

Developing an advocacy agenda for increasing access to opioid substitution therapy as part of comprehensive services for people who use drugs in South Africa

A Scheibe, M Marks, S Shelly, T Gerardy, A K Domingo, J Hugo

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Authors' affiliations

A Scheibe, TB HIV Care, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa; Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Urban Futures Centre, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa

M Marks, Urban Futures Centre, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa

S Shelly, TB HIV Care, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa; Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

T Gerardy, TB HIV Care, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa

A K Domingo, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

J Hugo, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Keywords

Opioid substitution therapy; Advocacy; People who use drugs; Heroin; South Africa

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2018;108(10):800-802. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i10.13397

Article History

Date submitted: 2018-10-02
Date published: 2018-10-02

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