Official Ceremony to Hand Over Certificates to 18 Treatment Professionals that Successfully Passed the UTC ICAP 1 Examination in Côte d'Ivoire

Group photo of the 18 treatment professionals that successfully passed the UTC ICAP 1 accreditation examination, with the Representatives of the Director of Cabinet of the Minister of Security and Civil Protection and the President of the University Félix Houphouet Boigny d'Abidjan, Cocody, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

As part of efforts to professionalize the treatment and care of drug use disorders and the dissemination of effective evidence-based interventions, 18 out of 23 treatment professionals successfully passed the accreditation examination (78% passing rate) of the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) ICAP 1 and were presented with a certificate at the National Police Academy in Abidjan, on 12th March 2020. The official certificate ceremony was supported by the UNODC Mentor of Côte d ‘Ivoire. The opening of the second cycle of UTC trainings to cover modules UTC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 was also launched at this ceremony. This will further support the mobilization of local resources to improve the quality of evidence-based treatment and care and the access to these services for people with drug use disorders as well as their families in Côte d'Ivoire.

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