TITLE

Injection site gets 16-month extension

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Deborah
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p859
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of federal Health Minister Tony Clement to extend the permit of operation of InSite, a health facility in Vancouver, British Columbia providing heroin addicts with a medically supervised injection site. An overview of other medical services provided to addicts at InSite is presented. The key advantages of the site are highlighted.
ACCESSION #
22736768

 

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