Saint Helena

WHO Region
nonWHO
Population(1)
4,000
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)

Senior Medical Officer, Clinical Director
Health and Social Services Directorate
Upper Jamestown
Saint Helena
STHL 1ZZ
South Atlantic Ocean

Tel: 290 22500


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).

Note: Opioid consumption data reported by Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha to the INCB has been combined with Saint Helena's opioid consumption data. The population of each Island has also been added to Saint Helena's population.

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.