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The Ministry of Health will not increase the number of "methadone addicts"

In Kazakhstan, the program of opioid substitution therapy (OST) with methadone as the main drug for treatment of opioid addiction is running, involving 273 patients. Increase this number to the end of 2013 is not planned, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the Ministry of Health.