Outreach Courtesy Call to the Administration Police Service

On Thursday 16th February ISSUP (K) President Dr. Pamela Kaithuru and Deputy President Catherine Muthiani paid a courtesy call on Director Kanini, Head of Medical Services, Administration Police Services. They introduced ISSUP to the Administration Police Service and discussed possible areas of collaboration. The director was joined by Dr Muthondeki, Head of Mental Wellness, APS. The successful meeting will be followed by a proposal identifying areas and modalities of partnership.

ISSUP Kenya meeting with Women In Mental Health Interventions and Treatment (WIMIT)

ISSUP Kenya President Dr. Pamela Kaithuru represented us in a successful meeting with Women In Mental Health Interventions and Treatment (WIMIT). WIMT is made up of women who run facilities dealing with SUD's prevention and treatment, most of them aimed at supporting women. Deliberations included strengthening professionalism through trainings, capacity enhancement and networking. There was an opportunity for their members who had not enrolled as members with ISSUP  to do so.

AASLD Liver Meeting


The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) will be holding their annual meeting 8–12 November 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Liver meeting brings together people working for the science, innovation, research and advances in patient care, with the shared goal of preventing and curing liver disease.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Philadephia, United States,

Thousands of public health professionals come together to make the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting and Expo a must-attend. American Public Health Association brings together people and organisations who make a difference from the global level to the local level.

2019 Theme — Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.

The takeaway message:

12th European Public Health Conference

Marseille, France,

The 12th EPH Conference will be held in Marseille, France. The annual EPH conferences are considered the premier European gatherings of public health professionals worldwide. Delegates include researchers, policymakers, practitioners and educators in public health and many other related fields. 

The theme of the conference is Building bridges for solidarity and public health

A Guide to Using the Networks

To join a network, add messages, videos, and links or contribute to discussions you must be logged in. So what are they? Networks are online defined interest groups that allow health care professionals, researchers, practitioners and others working in the drug demand reduction field to share research, events, news, success stories, resources and information relevant to the substance use prevention, treatment and recovery field in a virtual setting. There are three types of networks that

The Society of Behavioural Medicine Annual Event

Washington, D.C., United States,

The Society of Behavioural Medicine is hosting its 40th annual meeting and science session between the 6th and 9th of March in Washington, DC.

Over 2000 students, researchers, clinicians and professionals will attend the event, which is designed to open up the dialogue about the latest research and practice in the field of behavioural medicine. Topics include:

2017 ICUDDR Conference

Prague, Czechia,

The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) conference offers a great opportunity to learn about substance use university education, training, research, international collaboration and networking, and substance use professionals.

The main conference will be held in Prague on June 20-21, 2017 with pre-conference events and workshops on June 19, 2017.