Components

Drugs Demand Reduction

International edition (Spanish/Portuguese version): Public Health approach to drugs policies

Drugs Demand Reduction


International edition (Spanish/Portuguese version): Public Health approach to drugs policies
Start date
05/06/17
End Date
01/12/17
Place
On line

This course is entirely funded by the European Commission, within the framework of the Cooperation Programme between Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union on Drugs Policies (COPOLAD).

In this framework, in order to insure that the profesionals from each country who are going to benefit from the scholarships meet the participant profile defined by the Directive Board, the Programme counts on the collaboration of the Agency responsible for drugs policies in each beneficiary country  in Latin America, to select students.

Description: This course focuses on strengthening the competencies of the National Agencies responsible for drug policies to facilitate the adoption of the Public Health approach. Policies whose formulation takes into account criteria of evidence and efficiency, timely technical evaluation, criteria of equity, respect for the health and human rights, community participation and a gender vision.

Addressed to: Professionals from the public sector responsible for the National Drug Agencies, drug policy planners and responsible for the elaboration of these Drug Policies.

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Operative Dimension

Code
2.5.3.es
Year
2017
Component
C2 - Drugs Demand Reduction
Execution Level
Finished
Activity Types
Associated operational objectives

2.1 - Assess existing needs in DDR, to define specific final contents of foreseen activities under Component 2, adjusting them according to different groups of countries.
2.5 - Expand the sustainable capacity-building approach initiated in C1, by broadening its coverage, as well as the number of subjects addressed.

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