Drug Policy

The Addiction and Drug Abuse (ADA) work group aims at evaluating the implementation of drug policies in the MENA region to support advocate elaborate healthy policies for the prevention of drug use and the reduction of harms among persons who use drugs (PWUD).

ADA evaluates harm reduction strategies to promote health among injecting drug users in Egypt. In collaboration with the Egyptian Development & Human Rights Association, ADA evaluated the effectiveness of harm reduction education to promote health among injecting drug users in Egypt. Results are published in influential British Medical Journal – Sexually Transmitted Infections. Read here 

ADA conducted an evaluation of activities of Middle East North African Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA). Read here