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Clients are well managed and supported. They need to register before taking the daily dose, and water is readily available to dilute the bitterness of Methadone. Medical check and counseling services are also readily available at the clinic for clients in need. “Staff at the clinic are very nice and always willing to help,” Nghia said, “This Methadone program needs to be extended and expanded so that more drug users can get treatment.” The good management of the pilot Methadone program helps ensure its success but also poses challenges once it is expanded due to the limited human resources and the current dependence on foreign funding of the program.

Green One UN House, 304 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi, Viet Nam