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Thailand should improve its criminal justice and public health systems and boost capacity-training support for neighbouring countries as Asean is in the final phase of becoming one community, the UNODC regional representative says. 

Jeremy Douglas, head of the UN Regional Office on Drugs and Crime for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, also urged the region to implement surveillance mechanisms on drug trafficking as it becomes integrated logistically.

Mr Douglas was speaking at the launch of the annual International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) report.

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