Africa; Somalia humanitarian crisis; alcohol, IV drug use in Russia; HIV/AIDS in China; FBOs engage in HIV fight Illegal Medication Trade Turning East Africa Into Major Crime Middle, U.N. Official Says In a speech to the U.N. Tuesday Security Council, Antonio Maria Costa, mind of the U.N. Office on Medications and Crime, said the unstable scenario in Somalia is adding to the spread of unlawful drug trafficking and various other illicit activities, turning East Africa into a major middle of crime, Reuters reports . He told the UN protection council that the trade of west African cocaine for east African heroin was making drugs a fresh kind of currency in your community, the Linked Press/Guardian writes .Financial Results for 2013 Cardiome reported net gain of $4.8 million for the entire year ended December 31, 2013, in comparison to a net loss of $18.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2012. Revenue for 2013 was $4.5 million, an increase of $3.7 million from $0.8 million in 2012. During Q3-2013, Cardiome began recognizing the full benefit of all BRINAVESSTM sales worldwide. Prior to Q3-2013, Cardiome benefitted from the sale of BRINAVESSTM by means of royalties and promotional charges in connection with the collaboration and permit agreements with Merck.