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Substance Use Experts Engagement ‘promoting Prevention during COVID -19

To register please contact: slumchildfoundation [at] gmail [dot] com

When: 4pm EAT on 31st July 2020

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UYDEL RESPONSE TOWARDS GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AND ALCOHOL ABUSE DURING THE LOCKDOWN IN UGANDA

Background:

The COVID 19 pandemic globally has had a devastating negative impact especially in low income countries like Uganda who have fragile health system and can’t manage many cases. Governments declared lockdown and everything stood at stand still for over 75 days. Children and their families depending on small informal business closed, capital eaten up and didn’t know what to happen next.

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Situation Analysis of Alcohol Abuse among Youth during the COVID 19 Lockdown in Uganda

UGANDA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LINK

Alcohol Harm Prevention Project

Radio Talk Show Report

Discussion Topic: Situation analysis of Alcohol abuse among young during the COVID 19 lock down

Station: Tiger FM 102.5 frequency  located in Nansana Municipality

Date:11th June 2020; 9:00AM to 10:00AM         

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

UGANDA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LINK

PRESS RELEASE
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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