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UGANDA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LINK PRESS RELEASE RE: Alcohol and COVID-19; Two Pandemics Colliding 

UGANDA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LINK

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RE: Alcohol and COVID-19; Two pandemics colliding 

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You Are Invited to an Interactive Dialogue: Alcohol and COVID-19: A Dangerous Mix - May 8, 2020: 2:00-3:30pm ET

What are Interactive Dialogues?

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The Smart Club Contract Concept: An Evidence-Based Primary Prevention Method for Children in East Africa

The Smart Club Contract Concept: An Evidence-Based Primary Prevention Method for Children in East Africa

by Lubega Andrew (UYDEL)

The Contract Concept is a means or tools for children and adolescents to lead better lives with Human Rights, better school attendance and results and growing up without the burden of alcohol/drugs and other substances.

SMART’s contract method is locally based and includes components such as

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WORLD FEDERATION AGAINST DRUGS' East African Regional Forum on Prevention and Treatment of Drugs and Alcohol

The East African Regional Forum on Prevention and Treatment of Drugs and Alcohol

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LAUNCH OF THE 'DRUG FREE SCHOOLS' CAMPAIGN

The Church of Uganda has instituted a programme that will help young people to protect themselves from alcoholism and drug abuse. The programme Drug Free Schools was launched by the outgoing Arch Bishop , the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali, at Mengo  Senior School on Saturday the 15th of February 2020.

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AFRICAN NATIONAL CHAPTERS DIGITAL MEETING

AFRICAN NATIONAL CHAPTERS DIGITAL MEETING

The Zoom meeting was hosted by Jeff Lee who invited the African National Chapters to be part of the meeting. The meeting was held on Tue Jan 14, 2020 2pm – 3pm (EAT). Uganda National Chapter was represented by Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL) i.e. Mr. Rogers Mutaawe, Mr. Andrew Lubega and Ms. Barbara Nakijoba.

Issues discussed included;

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World Federation Against Drugs' Regional Forum

THE WORLD FEDERATION AGAINST DRUGS’ REGIONAL FORUM TO BE HELD ON 6th FEBRUARY, 2020

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Preparatory Meeting for the ISSUP Uganda Chapter Interim Committee

A preparatory meeting was held on 29th November 2019 at UYDEL office and they discussed about recruitment of members, updating of Uganda ISSUP website, the work plan for 2020, Launch of the ISSUP Chapter in April 2020 and future plans. The meeting also agreed to hold an initial meeting with identified members on 12th of December 2019 to get more input from members on the best way to run the ISSUP Chapter.

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