The International Rolleston Award
This was presented to Ambros Uchtenhagen – the Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Zurich and Director of the Addiction Research Institute at Zurich University in Switzerland. Dr. Uchtenhagen is a member of the WHO Expert Panel on Alcoholism and Drugs, the Editor in Chief of the journal European Addiction Research, and board member of the European Association on Substance Abuse Research.
The National Rolleston Award
This was presented to the Mae Chan Project, a methadone maintenance and community-based care programme in Northern Thailand, run by the Mae Chan Hospital. The award was collected on behalf of the group by Pornpimon Saksoong, head of the Mae Chan Hospital’s Pharmacy Section. The project was established in 1997 and covers 11 Akha hill-tribe villages.