Saima Asghar

On Dated 23rd October, 2020 Dr. Ali Sabri President Pak Youth Council, Member ISSUP and Advisor Youth Forum Pakistan (For Drug Use Prevention) Conducted

Saima Asghar

One Day Training Workshop on "CHILD PROTECTION FROM SEXUAL ABUSE AND DRUG ADDICTION" Organized by ESPERENCE NGO in Colleberation with ISSUP PAKISTAN and Youth Forum Pakistan (For Drug Use Prevention) on Dated 21st October, 2020 at Park Lane Hotel, Lahore.

Saima Asghar

One Day Training Workshop on " CHILD PROTECTION FROM SEXUAL ABUSE AND DRUG ADDICTION" is going to be organized by ESPERENCE NGO with Colleberation ISSUP Pakistan, Youth Forum Pakistan (For Drug Use Prevention) and Ummah Foundation on Dated 21st October, 2020 at Park Lane Hotel, Lahore-Pakistan

Saima Asghar

Baluchistan Youth Convention was Organized by Kuchlak Welfare Society and Youth Forum Pakistan (For Drug Use Prevention), in Collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan and Anti-Narcotics Force Baluchistan on Dated 14th October, 2020 at Noori Naseer Cultural Complex, Quetta-Baluchistan.

Saima Asghar

Free Medical and Mental Health Camp was organized by ISSUP Pakistan, Youth Forum Pakistan’s team Sukkur & Youth Forum Pakistan’s Team Karachi and Al-Shakoor Mental Health Clinic (Al-Shakoor Foundation) with the collaboration of Saqib Rose Academy, Mental Health & Education Center, BMDRC,

Saima Asghar

“Youth Engagement for Global Action” guided by the theme of International Youth Day 2020, Kuchlak Welfare Society, Quetta-Balochistan, Youth Forum Pakistan (For Drug Use Prevention) in collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Anti-Narcotics Force Baluchistan is going to organize “Baluchistan

Sana Ullah Rathore

Mr. Sana Ullah Rathore, Director ISSUP Pakistan Chapter/CEO Mian Afzal Trust Hospital (MATH) Gujranwala Pakistan had meeting with Brigadier Rashid Minhas, Force Commander, Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Punjab, Pakistan. During the meeting Mr.

Thomas Scaria

Ecolink Institute of Well-being, India in Collaboration with the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (

World Drug Report Survey 2020

UNODC has launched a new survey to collect feedback on the World Drug Report.

The objective of this survey is to maintain the relevance of the World Drug Report by understanding how it is used and the extent to which it fulfils the needs and expectations of its readers.

The deadline for submission is the 21st of September.

Ain Ul Noor Javed

This is not only a duty or responsibility of mental health care professionals to work for mental health, it is the responsibility of a mother, father, siblings and specially teachers to understand the appeared symptoms mental illness.

Ain Ul Noor Javed

Dark circles are not only due to IRON deficiency, somtimes these are the clear symptoms of mental disorders .

It is your responsibility to learn about the symptoms of mental disorders so that disorders  could be visible for you....

Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) 2020 Programme Implementation in Pakistan

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Narcotics Control (MNC) and support from Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. Department of State (INL) is in the process of expanding UPC training program in Pakistan. At the initial stage UNODC will provide booster sessions to the already trained 11 national trainers on UPC Courses 1, 5 and 8. These Booster Sessions will help to be more equipped with the skills that are required by a trainer to train other professionals well. These booster sessions are conducted as per following schedule.

Course 1: 11 & 12 August, 2-4 PM

Course 5: 25 & 26 August, 2-4 PM

Course 8: 8 & 9 September, 2-4 PM

At the second stage, these national trainers will be trained by an international trainer on UPC Course 2: Physiology and Pharmacology for Prevention Specialists.

In addition to the above, UNODC is planning to introduce 4 training of trainers (ToT) sessions on four UPC curricula, for those who wish to learn, contribute to drug prevention interventions in the different settings in Pakistan and become a certified drug prevention expert. These ToT will be conducted by the UPC national trainers along with an international trainer. These training sessions are planned virtually in the following months:

Course 1: Introduction to Prevention Science – 2nd week of October 2020

Course 2: Physiology and Pharmacology of Prevention Science – 1st week of November 2020

Course 5: School-based Prevention Interventions – 3rd week of November 2020

Course 8: Media-based Prevention Interventions – 2nd week of December 2020.


2020 Drugs Act of the Maldives

The Maldives Drug Act provides an overview and guidance on the prevention of use and trafficking of drugs.

The publication also provides information for people who are addicted to drugs that will support them in accessing appropriate treatment that includes safe reintegration back into the community.

Finally, the Drug Act addresses the legal implications of the misuse of drugs in the Maldives.

The publication includes:

  • Dictionary of concepts
  • Overview of the institutional framework
  • Description of treatment provisions
  • Information on the drug court process