In 2016 Mogilev region has registered over 500 drugs-related crimes. The information is provided by Yury Grebenchikov, deputy head of the drugs and human trafficking combat of the regional internal affairs office.
In Mogilev region the drug problem is urgent for big settlements. The information is provided by Alexander Fastovets, chief doctor of Mogilev regional drug clinic.
At the end of 2015 medical examiners got a new mass-spectrometer that gives opportunity to detect spice use in 40 minutes.According to the head of forensic chemical examination department of the state committee of medical examinations of Mogilev region Alexander Ivanov, the mass-spectrometer costs about $100,000.
A large-scale anti-drug company “Mogilev region’s youth choose health” took place in all the districts of Mogilev region. According to the information of Natalia Ignatenko, deputy head of the regional juvenile affairs office, this traditional event is organized by culture establishments of Mogilev region and “BRSM” regional organization.
Specialists of Mogilev region drug enforcement agency countered the supply chain of psychoactive substances to Belarus. They detained a local citizen with a large volume of drugs that have never been found at the territory of Belarus so far, Major Dmitry Ignatovich, head of information and public relations department of the DIA of Mogilev region executive committee, informed.
Mogilev will assist in purchasing a laboratory to research drugs and smoking mixes. The information is provided by Vladimir Tsumarev.
More than 600 drug users have been registered in Mogilev region; 384 of them are drug addicts. However, the real number of drug users is much higher, specialists of the regional narcological dispensary assure. Only those who turned for medical assistance or were sent to hospitals with overdose have been registered.
Mogilev and Bobruisk are estimated to have the majority of drug abusers registered in Mogilev region – 205 and 246 respectively, a correspondent of the site was told by a head of public health department of the hygiene, epidemiology and public health regional centre Vyacheslav Kostjukovich.
Station of methadone replacement therapy was opened in Bobruisk; it is the eleventh one in Belarus and the first one in Mogilev. The Belarusian medics have been applying the therapy for about four years already. It has resulted in many people restoring their lives: finding new jobs, reconstitute families, Dmitry Bonokhov, the chairman of Bobruisk city executive committee, told.
Bobruisk opens a chamber of drug addiction replacement therapy. The information is provided by Maria Malinovskaya, a PR specialist of the Grants Group of the Global Fund in Belarus.
The centre for medicine information held a press-conference within the framework of the Single Health Day. According to specialists, in the world’s scale 30 mln people are drug-addicted. Belarus registers over 13,000 drug-abusers. Mogilev region’s statistics is not the worst one comparing with Minsk and Gomel regions. But the number of drug-abusers is constantly increasing.