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Public Health #20: Decriminalising, Not Legalising

Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy | Prof Dato' Dr Adeeba Binti Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya | Assoc Prof Dr Rusdi Abd Rashid, Consultant Psychiatrist, Universiti Malaya

10-Jul-19 16:00

Public Health #20: Decriminalising, Not Legalising

Recently, Minister of Health Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad announced that the government is looking at policy changes towards the decriminalisation of drug use and addiction. Two experts from Universiti Malaya – Prof Dato' Dr Adeeba Binti Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Assoc Prof Dr Rusdi Abd Rashid, Consultant Psychiatrist – join us to discuss what is a rational public health approach to dealing with the drug use problem.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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