Presentation on theme: "Brigjen Budyo Prasetyo - Natonal Narcotics Control Board"— Presentation transcript:
1 Brigjen Budyo Prasetyo - Natonal Narcotics Control Board 11th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON AIDS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC INDONESIAN POLICE AND NARCOTICS BOARD RESPONSE TO HIV AND DRUG USEBrigjen Budyo Prasetyo - Natonal Narcotics Control BoardLt Col Lastri Rinyanti - Indonesian National Police
2 BACKGROUND General population surveys: BNN RESEARCH FINDINGSGeneral population surveys:2004: Prevalence of Illicit Drug Use is 1.75%(2.8 Million people)79% Men & 21% Women61% Regular Users31% Drug dependentDefine Illicit Drug Use during Presentation, and method of the survey
3 2008: Estimated of 1.9% of population aged 10 - 59 yrs (3,362,572) are drug users: 26% have tried drugs (872,929 people),27% regularly use (894,490 people)7% have injected drugs (236,172 people)2011 : Prevalence of illicit drug use increased in 2011 to 2.2%
4 HIV prevalence among female injecting drug users was 57% while for men is 52% of injecting drug users, Integrated Biological and Behavioral Survey, 2009Overall prevalence fell to 41% overall in 2011HIV prevalence continued to increase in Jakarta
5 National Police HIV activities Capacity building for officers in Java, Bali and North SumatraTraining in HIV and harm reduction approachesInvolved 3 directorates to develop network within police command to implement an effective response to policing narcoticsNarcotics directorateDetention and confiscated goods directorateMedical and health directorate
6 Police response to HIVNeed to respond to huge volume of narcotics arrests with HIV management implicationsHIV and drug use are not a matter only for arrests but also for police personnelNew Regulations developed on:Narcotics arrestsHIVRegulations already endorsed in East Java and in process of being approved nationallyNeed to discuss implications of new regulations
7 Medical response to HIV and drug dependency Police medical staff trained to assess and diagnose addictionTo facilitate referral to treatmentAn alternative to incarcerationCourts and prisons currently overwhelmed with narcotics casesPolice hospitals certified by MoH to be rehabilitation providers for these cases
8 National narcotics board strategies to improve access to drug treatment Developed rehabilitation facilities run by both government and CBOsincreased human resourcesEstablished new rehabilitation centres in two regions in 2013New centres are planned for:Tanah Merah - East KalimantanNongsa - Riau archipelago
9 National Narcotics Board encourages drug law reform and supports decriminalization of drug use & abolition of imprisonment of drug users.BNN is building a collaborative approach with health ministry and related organizations to improve access to treatment including the handling HIV cases.
10 Increase productivity of former drug users through partnerships with business community Increased training and apprenticeships as well as creating suitable positions for post-rehabilitation program
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