Bosnia and Herzegovina

Methadone Treatment:

Methadone treatment is available in Sarajevo and some major towns.
For further information contact Dr. Mehic-Basara (see contact details below).

Buprenorphine Treatment:  not available

Importation of Methadone/Burprenorphine:

Travellers are strongly advised to have with them a letter from their home prescriber (attested by a local health authority!) detailing the patient's personal data and clearly stating that the quantity of methadone/buprenorphine imported has been prescribed for personal use.

Contact Addresses:
any embassy or consulate of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dr. Nermana Mehic-Basara
Neuropsychiatrist and head of Public Institute for
Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, canton of sarajevo.
Phone: ++387-33219738

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251-234577 or -60123
Fax: +49 251-2807687 or -666580


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(This page last revised and updated June 3, 2005)