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Rising abuse of codeine a concern

A study, published in the South African Medical Research Journal and conducted by experts at the SA Medical Research Council, UCT, Stellenbosch University and the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland, aimed to understand the extent of treatment demand related to the misuse of codeine or codeine dependence in South Africa. Click here to download the full news report which was published in a newspaper in South Africa called CapeTimes on the 8th October 2015. Prof Charles Parry of the SA Medical Research Council (MRC), a partner on the CODEMISUSED project, explains the context of the research.

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