In the framework of the meeting organised by CICAD, it was presented the joint work developed by CICAD-PAHO-COPOLAD, during the last years on the development and validation of quality criteria. Currently, those criteria previously agreed, are being validated through a piloting exercise in several Latin American and Caribbean countries. During the meeting, several countries shared their experiences and satisfaction with the process. Next steps will include the analysis of the piloting outcomes, the definition of strategies to implement accreditation systems, and defines the capacity building strategy for involved professionals.
0.3 - Ensure visibility of COPOLAD and its activities and disseminate the contents in the main political and professional forums in the field of drug policies to be held both internationally and in CELAC.