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Economic Evaluation Comparing Center-Based Compulsory Drug Rehabilitation (CCT) with Community-Based Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) in Hai Phong City, Vietnam (English, Vietnamese)

July 2015 — This report, prepared for the Government of Vietnam, details the first economic evaluation comparing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the two dominant drug dependence treatment approaches in Vietnam: compulsory center-based rehabilitation (CCT) and voluntary community-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in Hai Phong City, Vietnam. Study findings showed that MMT is both more effective and less costly than CCT across a range of outcomes.