We want to honour the contributions and preserve the memory of those who were passionate and dedicated their lives to the drug demand reduction field. Our 'In Memoriam' page celebrates those who have passed for their exceptional service, commitment and outstanding contributions in substance use prevention, treatment and recovery.
November 14, 1937 - October 15, 2018
56 years of experience in the Drug Demand Reduction field at the local, national and international level.
- Founding Director of the First Drug Rehab Centre (BARCA) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1988 to 1995 - First drug rehabilitation facility in Bangladesh
- Founder/Executive Director of Second Drug Rehab Centre (APON), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1994
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Carol du Toit held the position of Director of SANCA Durban Alcohol and Drug Centres and worked in the field of addictions for over thirty years. She was also employed as the Director of SANCA Pietermaritzburg and, prior to that, as a social worker at Magaliesoord Rehabilitation Centre.
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Dr. Ray Eberlein was a member of the Central Drug Authority of South Africa, Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Stabilis Treatment Centre for substance dependents, and also a member of Christian Action for Dependence.
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The late Chairman of the NGO Fontana Board, Preben Hansen, was a committed enthusiastic entrepreneur and the driving force behind the establishment of NGO Fontana.
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Father Doctor Vincenzo founded the Association "Casa Famiglia Rosetta" in1985. Casa Famiglia Rosetta specializes in the acceptance, rehabilitation and social integration of people in difficulty and has supported over 1500 individuals and their families.
Learn more about Father Doctor Vincenzo's life here.
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Ibrahim Salim held the position of Treatment Specialist/Expert at the Drug Advisory Programme of the Colombo Plan and was a pioneer in the field of drug demand reduction where he worked for over three decades.
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Father Haroldo, who had already created a series of social services in the United States and Brazil, founded, in 1978, the therapeutic community Prayer and Work Promotional Association in Campinas, São Paulo State. The place came up with a unique and pioneering proposal in Brazil to offer treatment and recovery to those who were marginalised victims of drug addiction.
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