Afghanistan is now a formally established ISSUP member and all professionals and those interested can apply for membership and become members of ISSUP Afghanistan National Chapter. CHATAR will be the host organization for the ISSUP Afghanistan National Chapter. CHATAR, is an officially recognized body, working with other stakeholders to promote professionalism, evidence based practices and ethical standards in substance use prevention, treatment and recovery field.
ISSUP Afghanistan aims to:
- Strengthen the network of professionals working in substance use prevention, treatment and recovery in the country.
- Promote evidence-based practices, professionalism, high quality services, ethical standards, research and knowledge sharing among the professionals and stakeholders in local, national and international level.
- Develop networks with international organizations to improve mutual cooperation, sharing resources and knowledge.
- Share the knowledge, developments, opportunities and available resources with those working in the field.
ISSUP Afghanistan is delighted to invite Afghan professionals working in the field of substance use prevention, treatment and recovery to come together through this national platform and play a constructive role in further enhancement of this professional network. It encourages all those who aspire to undertake their drug demand reduction work professionally to also become members.