P-PG/Med (2011) 42

2012 MedNET work programme

Adopted at the 11th MedNET meeting on 15.11 2011

1.      Activities per country

1.1       Algeria :   

·         1. National Population survey : 1 national day: and 3 regional days to return results

·         2. 1 seminar on information and awareness raising on synthetic drugs and chemical precursors of drugs  open to participation of MedNET countries 

·         3. 1 training regional seminar for managers of NGOs in the field of information, communication and networking

·         4. 1 seminar on combating drug trafficking in airports open to participation of MedNET countries.

·         5. Preparation and publication of a booklet for the intermediary treatment centres in 2 languages (Arabic and French).

1.2     Egypt :

·         Meeting the Needs for Treatment and Treatment Centres in Egypt :follow-up of the project started in 2011 with needs assessment and proposal for amendments of the law

·         Proposal for social and Ministry of Health Service Adaptation to Gender Oriented Care of Substance dependent women :  project over 2012 and 2013 within the framework of DADNET

1. 3    Jordan :

·         Setting up a vocational therapy unit.

·         Treatment Demand project

·         MedSPAD survey

1.4.      Lebanon :

·         L’atelier du Je: creating agents of prevention  

1.5     Morocco:   

·         Training in care and treatment : diplomas in Casablanca and Rabat

·         Production of material for users, their families and the community

·         2nd MedSPAD Survey

·         Support to the first year of functioning of the Monitoring/resource centre on drugs and drug addiction

1.6. Tunisia : 

·         1. Addictology diploma

·         2. National consultation seminar on drug policy

·         Study visit

2.     Regional activities linked to the creation  of national monitoring/resource centres

·         Study visit to Cyprus linked to the setting up of national monitoring/resource centre  .

·         Regional seminar on the use of drug research in policy in the Mediterranean Region. Seminar linked to the creation of the national monitoring/resource centre in Morocco.

3.     Support to activities by other networks

·         3rd Francophone International Colloquy on“Treatment of opioid dependency”Geneva, 18-19 October 2012 : funding of participation costs of 6 participants from Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Egypt

4.     Support to initiatives by MedNET

·        Project on education and training in addictology