After years looking to curb drug demand through police work and busts, South African is moving to increase access to drug rehabilitation services – signaling a shift in the country’s war on drugs.
An epidemic of trauma is killing South Africans and draining public health resources at a rate second only to AIDS. But trauma is yet to become a priority public health issue within the Department of Health. Violence and alcohol are the main culprits causing trauma in our country. Jo Stein reports