Costa Rica

WHO Region
AMRO/PAHO
Population(1)
4,808,000
Status of adherence to conventions(3)
Single Convention 1961:
Yes
As Amended 1961/72:
Yes
Receipt of statistics, and estimates by INCB(3)
Competent National Authority(2)

Junta de Vigilancia de Drogas
Ministerio de Salud
Apdo. 10123-1000
San José
Costa Rica

TEL:  506.2223.0333 ext. 224
FAX:  506 2257 7827
E-mail: fsaborio@ministeriodesalud.go.cr

 


Consumption Data At-A-Glance:

The links below provide the opioid consumption data trends from 1980 to 2015 in milligrams per capita and morphine equivalence (ME) milligrams per capita, as reported to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).

 

1) World Health Organization. World Health Statistics: 2016. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2017. United Nations. Population, Health, and Environment Data and Estimates for the Countries and Regions of the World. Population Reference Bureau; 2016.
2) United Nations. Competent National Authorities Under the International Drug Control Treaties, 2015. New York, NY: United Nations; 2016.
3) International Narcotics Control Board. Narcotic Drugs: Estimated World Requirements for 2017 - Statistics for 2015. New York, NY: United Nations; 2017.