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Heavy in the game

Heavy in the game

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Photo by: TRACEY SHELTON

Heroin addicts in Phnom Penh's Boeung Trabek neighbourhood prepare their next hit on Tuesday afternoon. Cambodia is leading the way in the region in terms of its drug policy. Having recognised that injection drug users could potentially reverse the Kingdom's impressive work in reversing spiralling HIV rates, Cambodia has launched a new plan to tackle injection drug use that relies on harm reduction, and the work of one local NGO in particular.

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