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Vatican City's Pontifical Academy of Sciences hosted a workshop on drug use with some organisations working around the world in the areas of research, prevention, treatment and policy development. The workshop began with an address by Pope Francis. Videos and presentations are available in the links below.
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The 2017 NIDA International Forum will be held June 16–19, 2017 in Montreal, Canada.
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The ISSUP meeting in Campinas was a great success! We had the opportunity to strengthen our knowledge and skills with the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC).
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This year’s conference programme is structured to provide in-depth perspectives on common clinical presentations by leading clinical academics in the addiction field, with related workshops available each afternoon. The programme also provides an opportunity to network with colleagues, and actively promote connections between addiction clinicians across the region.
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On the occasion of Children's Day, 14th November 2016, the Indian Ministry of Women & Child Development gave a prestigious award to the Society for Promotion of Youth & Masses (SPYM) for their contribution to changing the lives of vulnerable children dependent on drugs in the country. The Honourable President of India, Mr.
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Teacher’s Training Program: Two teachers training and six school awareness programs were implemented in Pakistani private schools in Sultanabad, Lyari, and Korangi and in Aga Khan Schools. A total of 80 teachers participated in the training program and almost 1,800 students were reached through school awareness programs.
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The 11th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) is a unique occasion to present your latest findings to a diverse and dedicated scholarly community, and to learn about research acr
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ISSUP holds an annual event, bringing together members and non-members from the field of substance use prevention and treatment. The next ISSUP event will take place in Campinas, Brazil from December 7th - 11th, 2016.
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The ISSUP staff held a two day meeting in Loughborough, UK over the weekend of 3-4 September to review the work plan for the year ahead. Much attention was given to the development of the Knowledge Share section of the ISSUP website in the presence of ISSUP’s two most recent staff appointments Livia Edegger and Ally Lee. Both will be working part-time on the development of the content of the website with a particular focus on the Knowledge Share section.
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The Alcohol Education Trust and Mentor are bringing together a group of experts to showcase evidence-based and effective practice that can be used in education settings across the UK for alcohol and drug education and prevention.
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