Lebanon

Challenges in Implementing Opioid agonist Therapy in Lebanon: A Qualitative Study from a User’s Perspective

Citation
Ghaddar et al. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy (2018) 13:14 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-018-0151-8
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Abstract

Background

Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) has been implemented for the treatment of individuals with opioid use disorders in Lebanon since 2011, but has not been evaluated yet. The aim of the study is to describe the implementation of the first pilot OAT program in Lebanon from the users’ perspective.