drug prevention

Prevention of Drug Abuse and HIV for Students in Sri Lanka

Prevention of drug abuse and HIV for G.C.E A/L students have conducted a prevention program on drug abuse and HIV for the G.C.E A/L students of the Kalmunai zone with the permission of the Education Ministry of Srilanka. The program was conducted by the Lions Club and the Rotary Club. Delegates from the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board and Alcohol and Drug Information Center participated as the resource personals. This is the 18th program of

UNODC Training on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders for Policymakers from Central Asia

Twenty-four (24) high-level decision makers from the Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan are participating in a three-day workshop on creating humane, effective and evidence-based drug use prevention and drug dependence treatment and care services, being held from 30 October to 01 November 2019 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Nilolay Negay, Director of the Republican Scientific and Practical Centre for Mental Health of the

Livro: Importância dos programas escolares de prevenção ao uso de drogas

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Ministério da Saúde - Universidade Federal de São Paulo
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Prevenir o uso indevido de álcool e outras drogas é um dos tópicos inquestionáveis nos mais diversos contextos sociais – escola, família e comunidade, entre outros. A escola é o local que abriga a maior parte das crianças e dos adolescentes de uma comunidade e é nessa fase escolar que o adolescente tem o primeiro contato com o mundo das drogas.  

Cooperation between Ecuador and UNODC on Drug Prevention and Health

Following an assessment mission in 2017 and two policy maker training on the nature, prevention and treatment of drug use disorders in 2018, UNODC and the Ministry of Health (on behalf of the Ecuadorian government) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on drug demand reduction during the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on March 15, 2019. The MoU comes with a Menu of Services including 5 pillars of action: 1) Research for service planning; 2) Prevention

Priorities for UNODC Work on Drug Prevention and Treatment in Southeastern Europe

The programme of work of UNODC in any region of the world is developed in a consultative process together with the concerned Member States. That is why UNODC organised a Regional Consultative Meeting on the Development of the Sub-Programme 3 “Drug use prevention and treatment of substance use disorders” held on 16-17 May 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia. The workshop brought together more than 30 experts and policy makers from the countries of Southeastern Europe

Better Prevention of Drug Use, Healthy and Safe Development of Children in Belarus

UNODC had the honour of facilitating a seminar for policy makers in Belarus at the request of the Ministry of Interior of the country. The event was organised with the support of the UN Resident Coordinator and the contribution of UNAIDS, UNFPA and UNICEF. More than 40 policy makers, including representatives from the Ministry of Education, Information and Health, as well as CSOs were present at the training. Participants worked together over three days to

UNODC Partnership with Lions Club to Develop Personal and Social Skills of Adolescents

The UNODC/WHO Second Update Edition of the International Standards on Drug Use Prevention http://bit.ly/2D1Qua4 identifies evidence-based education on personal and social skills as one of the effective strategies to prevent drug use and other risky behaviours in early adolescence. We also know from the work of the WHO Violence Prevention Alliance that such programmes have been found to be effective in preventing youth violence (https://www.who.int/violenceprevention/en/). This is why UNODC was delighted to attend the Lions