MHMS eyes Copen communication plan


THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services is looking at forming a health communication plan against copen, says Minister Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana.

“MHMS will put together efforts to form a of strategic health communication plan against copen which is now being discussed by the health promotion team of the Ministry of Health and Medical,” Togamana said.

When more information is gained on copen – its short term, medium and long term effects, the Ministry will develop health communication material for such drugs or the substance that is illegal, he adds.

He said the development of this material will have to be developed in collaboration with the Ministry  of Education and Human Resources Development, Ministry of Police National Security and Correctional Services, Ministry  of Women Youth Children and Family Affairs and other relevant stakeholders and non-governmental organisations.

“But most importantly work will engage students who are noted to be affected by the copen substance,” he said.

Togamana adds, they are also looking at working with law enforcement agencies and communities affected by copen.

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