Sweden: drug-related information and data
Our partner in Sweden
Forskarens väg 3
S-831 40 Östersund
Tel. +46 63199708
Fax +46 63199602
Head of focal point: Mr Joakim.StrandbergThe Swedish focal point is located within the Statens folkhälsoinstitut (SNIPH), a government agency operating under the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs. SNIPH aims to act on a broad strategic scale to improve public health, with a special emphasis on the determinants affecting groups that run the greatest health risk. The institute is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the attainment of national public health goals, and also for reporting to the government on public health issues.
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Legal profiles describe national drug-related legislation in a standardised, comparable format. Topics covered include possession, trafficking, classification, prosecution, prevention, treatment, among others.
Each treatment profile provides information on the national context, treatment registries and monitoring systems, treatment demand, availability of treatment services as well as references and resources.
Each overview describes: the national context; references and resources; key responses for preventing and reducing drug-related infectious diseases and; drug-related deaths and drug-related harms in recreational settings.
These data sheets on drug-related public expenditure cover 30 countries and examine how much countries spend on drug-related activities, whether there are specific budgets allocated to drug policy documents, and how drug-related expenditure has evolved over time.