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Maria da Gloria Miotto Wright,1 Francisco Cumsille,2 Akwatu Khenti,3 Maria Itayra Padilha4
Ph.D. Former CICAD/OAS Staff, Educational Development Program, Demand Reduction Section, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission, CICAD, Organization of American States, OAS, United States. 2Head of Interamerican Drug Observatory, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission, CICAD, Organization of American States, OAS, United States. 3Doctoral Student. Director of Office of Transformative Global Health, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, CAMH, Canada. 4Ph.D. in Nursing. Editor-in-Chief of the Text & Context Nursing Journal. Dean of the School of Nursing at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. Post-Doctorate from the University of Toronto, Canada. CNPq Researcher

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Wright, Maria da Gloria Miotto; Cumsille, Francisco; Akwatu Khenti; Padilha, Maria Itayra. Editorial. Texto Contexto Enferm, 2015, 24(Esp). Disponible en <http://www.index-f.com/textocontexto/2015/24s013.php> Consultado el


Illicit drug misuse remains an escalating and critical problem in the Americas. Among its many harmful consequences are health harms, drug trafficking and a range of associated costs. Social stability and development may be at risk in some settings because of prolonged drug-related violence and diminished prospects for economic investment. The new Hemispheric Drug Strategy for the Americas seeks to deepen public understanding of the scope and breadth of the drug problem. It highlights the extensive impact that illicit drug use has on both the human body as well as [seguir leyendo].


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