How do I access training in UPC and UTC?

UPC and UTC are available via Education Providers in some countries. The list of education providers are listed here, and will be able to advise you of the UPC and UTC training they can provide.

In addition the International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) hosts a network of National Focal Points of contact for UPC and UTC.

If your region is not listed please contact Brian Morales, Division Director, Global Drug Demand Reduction Programs, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State, demandreduction [at] state [dot] gov

Current Education Providers


North America:

ICCE National Focal Points

South Asia:

  • AFGHANISTAN Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN) – UPC & UTC
    drakhalid [at] hotmail [dot] com (Dr. Ahmad Khalid Humayuni), DDR Consultant
  • BANGLADESH Department of Narcotics Control, Ministry of Home Affairs – UPC and UTC
    mrahmandr [at] gmail [dot] com (Dr. Mahbubur Rahman), Residence Psychiatrist
  • BHUTAN Bhutan Narcotics Control Agency (BNCA) – UPC and UTC
    dtshering [at] bnca [dot] gov [dot] bt (Mr. Dorji Tshering), Dy. Chief Programme Officer
  • INDIA Department of Social Justice & Empowerment – UPC
    jssd-msje [at] nic [dot] in (Ms. Ghazala Meenai), Joint Secretary (SD)
  • INDIA National Institute of Social Defense, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment – UTC
    katoch69 [at] gmail [dot] com (Mr. Anand Katoch), Deputy Director
  • MALDIVES National Drug Agency (NDA) – UPC and UTC
    aishathmehereena [at] nda [dot] gov [dot] mv (Ms. Aishath Mehereena), Senior Counselor
  • NEPAL Drug Control Section, Ministry of Home Affairs – UPC and UTC
    sitaghimire25 [at] yahoo [dot] com (Sita Ghimire), Section Officer
  • PAKISTAN Narcotics Control Division, Ministry of Interioir and Narcotics Control – UPC and UTC
    aliawasif [at] gmail [dot] com (Mrs. Alia Asad), Section Officer (Policy III)
  • SRI LANKA National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) – UPC and UTC
    koholanegedara [at] gmail [dot] com (Pradeep Kumara), Assistant Director

South-East Asia:

  • BRUNEI Preventive Drug Education Division, Narcotics Control Bureau – UPC
    shamsuladli [at] gmail [dot] com (PG. Mohd. Shamsul Adli Bin PG. Salleh), Assistant Narcotics Officer
  • INDONESIA National Narcotics Board – UPC
    kumala_ery [at] yahoo [dot] com (Mr. Ery Kumala), Regional & International Cooperation Sub-Directorate Cooperation - Law & Cooperation Deputy
  • INDONESIA National Narcotics Board – UTC
    frieda_tonglo [at] yahoo [dot] com (Dr. Frieda Tonglo), Psychiatrist
  • JAPAN Oneness Group – UTC and UPC Education Provider
    kawaguchi [at] oneness-g [dot] com (Mr. Yuji Yazawa), President & CEO
    soutenable [at] gmail [dot] com (Mr. Shu Kawasuchi), Translator
  • KOREA Korean Association of Addiction Professionals (KAAP) – UPC and UTC
    lovepdd [at] naver [dot] com (Dr. Sejin Ju), President
  • LAO P.D.R. National Commission for Drug Control and Supervision – UPC and UTC
    kathaphone7878 [at] gmail [dot] com (Mr. Khatthaphone Somvorlachit), Desk Officer for DAPFC
  • MALAYSIA National Anti-Drugs Agency – UPC and UTC
    hamizan [at] adk [dot] gov [dot] my (Hamizan Bin Haidzir), International Desk Officer
  • MALDIVES National Drug Agency – UPC and UTC
    aishathmehereena [at] nda [dot] gov [dot] mv (Ms. Aishath Mehereena), External Relations and Program Development
  • MYANMAR Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – UPC and UTC
    nur [dot] diyana [at] adk [dot] gov [dot] my (Pol. Col. Zaw LinTun), Head of Project Management Department
  • PHILIPPINES Dangerous Drugs Board – UPC
    tcpineda [dot] ddb [at] gmail [dot] com (Ms. Teresita Pineda), Prevention Chief
  • PHILIPPINES Department of Health – UTC
    Dr. Janette P. Loreto-Garin, Secretary
  • SINGAPORE Central Narcotics Bureau – UPC and UTC
    vanda_kwok [at] cnb [dot] gov [dot] sg (Ms. Vanda Kwok), Senior Manager (International Affairs)
  • THAILAND Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) – UPC and UTC
    pimnapattt [at] hotmail [dot] com (Pimnapat Tosati), Foreign Relations Officer
    oranoochs [at] gmail [dot] com (Ms. Oranooch Sunghkawanna), Director International Organizations and Multilateral Cooperation Division
  • VIETNAM Internartional Cooperation Division, Department of Staff Police, General Police Department – UPC and UTC
    ngung [dot] sodc [at] gmail [dot] com (Ms. Nhung Tran), Foreign Affairs Bureau


  • BOTSWANA University of Botswana – UPC
    selemogwe [at] mopipi [dot] ub [dot] bw (Dr. Morekwe Selemogwe), Lecturer
  • COTE D'IVOIRE Drug Control Inter-ministerial Committee – UPC and UTC
    yronsard [at] yahoo [dot] fr (Mr. Yao Kouakou J P Ronsard), Technical Adviser and Deputy of Drug Control Inter-ministerial Committee
    nanaamissah [at] yahoo [dot] com (Mr. Sylvester Koomson), Regional Head
    francisd57 [at] yahoo [dot] com (Mr. Francis Torkonoo), Divisional Supervisor
    smaua [at] nacada [dot] go [dot] ke (Ms. Susan Maua), Coast Regional Manager
    twala [at] nacada [dot] go [dot] ke (Ms. Judith Twala), Regulatory Services Manager
  • LIBERIA Ministry of Education, School Health Division – UPC
    olivia_marse [at] yahoo [dot] com (Olivia Marse), Head
  • LIBERIA Rehabilitation Division, Ministry of Health – UTC
    efgrant2012 [at] yahoo [dot] com (Ms. Esther Grant), Director
  • MOZAMBIQUE Ministry of Health – UPC and UTC
    jmatavel [at] gmail [dot] com (Mr. Joaquim Matavel), Psychologist
  • SEYCHELLES Drug and Alcohol Council – UPC
    ytheresine [at] gov [dot] sc (Ms. Yvana Theresine), Director
    EvodiaM [at] dsd [dot] gov [dot] za (Dr. Evodia Mavoko), Training Coordinator
  • TANZANIA Ministry of Health – UPC and UTC
    drnormansabuni [at] yahoo [dot] com (Dr. Norman Sabuni), Head of SUD Dept
    kasiryer [at] yahoo [dot] com (Mr. Rogers Kasirye), Director
  • UGANDA Ministry of Health – UTC
    dbasakyemba [at] gmail [dot] com (Dr. David Basangwa), Psychiatrist
  • NAMIBIA Ministry of Health and Social Services – UPC and UTC
    Rene [dot] Adams [at] mhss [dot] gov [dot] na (Mr. Rene Adams), Programme Manager
  • NIGERIA Narcotics and Controlled Substances and Chairman, Federal Taskforce on Fake and Counterfeit – UPC and UTC
    hashimyusufu [at] yahoo [dot] com (Mr. Hashim Ubale Yusufu), Director

Central Asia:

    Borikhan [dot] SHAUMAROV [at] unodc [dot] org (Mr. Borikhan Shaumarov), National Project Officer
  • KAZAKHSTAN U.S. Embassy in Astana – UTC
    TuleussarinovaS [at] state [dot] gov (Saule Tuleussarinova), INL Programme Manager

Rest of the World:

  • BAHAMAS INL Nassau – UPC
    RusellKV [at] state [dot] gov (Ms. Katina Rusell), Programme Specialist
  • BAHAMAS Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre – UTC
    lcolebrooke [at] src [dot] phabahamas [dot] org (Lolita Colebrooke), Administrative Officer
  • FIJI Public Service Training Division – UPC & UTC
    alumeci [dot] korobiau [at] psc [dot] gov [dot] fj (Mr. Alumeci Korobiau), TL -  Governance & International Affairs Unit
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) – UPC & UTC
    Shamil [dot] wanigaratne [at] nrc [dot] ae (Dr. Shamil Wanigaratne), Psychology Consultant / Senior Advisor to the Centre’s Director General