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Advances in Preventive Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 308793, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/308793
Research Article

Evaluation of a Pilot Medication-Assisted Therapy Program in Kazakhstan: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities for Scaleup

1ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
2Republican Applied Research Center for Medicosocial Problems of Drug Addiction, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Received 4 August 2012; Accepted 17 October 2012

Academic Editor: Kevin P. Mulvey

Copyright © 2012 Azizbek A. Boltaev et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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