OPIOID ADDICTION: THE EMERGING DISEASE THREATENING OUR FUTURE
- At: AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates) (2019)
- Type: Poster
- Poster code: POS-HMIS-016
- By: GAMMOH, Hazem (Jordan)
- Co-author(s): Hazem Nassif Gammoh: Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wright State University, Dayton-Ohio, United States
BackgroundOpioid addiction affects millions of people worldwide and it has become a public health problem of epidemic proportions threatening the fabric of societies. In the USA, which has the most complete statistics, in 2017 there were 60.977 overdose deaths due to prescription opioids, heroin and fentanyl. Possible causes of this epidemic.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019