Drug Abuse

The workgroup Addiction & Drug Abuse (ADA) at OPPH works for the health promotion of persons who use drugs (PWUD) and the evaluation of strategies designed for the reduction of harms of drug abuse on the community.

The ADA workgroup of OPPH also studies the prevention of risks among PWUD or affected by drug use including HIV/AIDS individuals living with HIV/AIDS,.

The ADA workgroup also evaluates the implementation of harm reduction strategies including Opioid Substitution Therapy and the feasibility of Needle Syringe Program (NSP) implementation in the context of MENA region.