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FSYC. Fundación Salud y Comunidad (Foundation Health and Community)

Fundación Salud y Comunidad aims to provide the following services: Treatment and Rehabilitation, Research, Education and Information and Consultancy. The organisation's outpatient services include:

  • Outpatients services for alcohol and drug addicts including: a therapeutic community and halfway houses for alcoholics, three occupational-training workshops (two for alcoholics and one for heroin addicts), a day-care centre for drug addicts, a prison programme and shelter house for abused women.

Ychange?

Ychange? is group of young people from the Northern Territory in Australia who are dedicated to starting conversations and changing the culture of binge drinking in youths – particularly in the local area. Ychange? aims to help young people to make healthy choices about drinking, and to be informed when they make decisions about alcohol. The organisation uses interactive activities, social media, community discussion and peer-education and consultation to engage young people in a conversation about binge drinking and being young.

Theresa Rossouw

Organisation Name: 
Toevlug Centre
Job Title: 
Manager
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Training
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
All Settings

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
hons psychology Post graduate Addiction Care (US)
In what area or discipline?: 
Psychology, Addiction
Professional Organisations: 
HPCSA

Collaboration History

I have never had any kind of international collaboration with researchers, practitioners or institutions.

I have collaborated with: Unsure

Tom Defillet

Organisation Name: 
VAD
Job Title: 
Staf member
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program development
Fundraising
Training
Policy making
Other Settings: 
Primary Health Care, Hospitals, Justice Department

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
Bachelor in Science
In what area or discipline?: 
Criminology
Professional Organisations: 
VAD

Collaboration History

I have had international collaboration in the past but not currently.

I have collaborated with: NGO, university

My current institution initiated the collaboration.

Recovering Nepal

Recovering Nepal is a National Network of Drug Users and Drug Service Organizations in Nepal. Recovering Nepal was originally founded in 2001 by energetic people who use drugs and PLHA to combat HIV and drugs and works through agreements with the government of Nepal. Recovering Nepal has 167 organizational members and informal individual members.

African Action on AIDS (AAA)

AAA is a non-profit organization working to bring education and hope to HIV/AIDS affected young people, especially young women in Sub-Saharan Africa. Their vision is a world where NO ONE IS ALONE, a world where everyone has access to the support and care they need; an Africa where AIDS and opportunistic diseases are eradicated and where women and girls are empowered and educated.

(ICOS) International Council on Security and Development

ICOS works to get a deep understanding of the reality on the ground. We aim to get the ‘real picture’ and engage people in the process of understanding their own situation. ICOS works in conflict and post-conflict zones using Cultural Analysis research to examine the perceptions of local people with regards to their own situation or their attitudes towards the political/security landscape in their country. ICOS supports policies and actions that help communities to protect children from violence.

Agape Alive India

Agape Alive India was created after the founders visited India and saw the need for primary education for the rag-pickers in a poor slum area, and agreed to do something about it on the flight home. Later that year the school opened with 117 children getting basic education for the first time.In India Agape Alive's local partners do all the hard work, taking in orphans, housing discarded women, loving the unloved, the lost and the lonely. We provide some money, some prayer support, a bit of practical advice, and a commitment to enduring support.

Chris Barrett

Organisation Name: 
Rim Family Services
Job Title: 
Environmental Prevention Specialist - Media Adovacy
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Research / science
Evaluation
Technical assistance
Policy making
Advocacy
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
School
Family
Workplace
Community
Youth Group
All Settings

En Plenas Facultades (EPF)

En Plenas Facultades (EPF) is a project of the Community Health Foundation for information and advice on drug issues and sexuality for college and university students. It is developed in close collaboration with universities and with the financial support of several government agencies. EPF is run by a group composed of students volunteers and professional technical team that carry out various activities on campuses aimed at minimising the risks of behaviours related to drug use and unprotected sex.

Binyam Negussie

Organisation Name: 
Haramaya University
Job Title: 
Lecturer/Epidemiologist
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Research / science
Training
Technical assistance
Advocacy
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
All Settings
Biography: 
Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology Speciality) Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Science I've been actively involved and continuing involvement in prevention research activities ( eg. study on prevalence and determinants of substance use in highschool students)

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
Masters degree
In what area or discipline?: 
Public Health (Epidemiology Speciality)
Professional Organisations: 
Ethiopian Public Health Association Ethiopian Environmental Health Association (new) American College of Epidemiology, Associate Member
SPR Meetings: 
I haven't attended any SPR meetings
EUSPR Meetings: 
I haven't attended any EUSPR meetings
Prevention Meetings: 
I've attended meeting in the past two years at college levels(concerning infection prevention, HIV/AIDS and malaria)

Collaboration History

I have never had any kind of international collaboration with researchers, practitioners or institutions.

I would like to establish an international collaboration. collaboration in research activities and public health projects with researchers and institutions

Tajudeen Abiola

Organisation Name: 
Vital Skills Consult Limited, Nigeria
Job Title: 
Psychiatrist
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Research / science
Evaluation
Training
Policy making
Advocacy
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
School
Family
Workplace
Community
Youth Group

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
FMCPsych
In what area or discipline?: 
Psychiatry
Professional Organisations: 
Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN) Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN)

Collaboration History

I have never had any kind of international collaboration with researchers, practitioners or institutions.

I would like to establish an international collaboration. Applying evidence-based substance abuse prevention and treatment - research and evaluation

Caribbean Harm Reduction Coalition (CHRC)

The Caribbean Harm Reduction Coalition is a major accomplishment of the NGO drug treatment and rehabilitation sector in 2000. The Coalition is loose grouping of individuals and NGOs that share a common view that interventions that reduce drug related harm are valuable activities irrespective if they lead to abstinence. The Caribbean Harm Reduction Coalition (CHRC) is committed to assisting individuals and communities by initiating and promoting education, interventions, and community organizing programmes that focus on reducing drug related harm.

AIDS Foundation East-West

AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW) is a Dutch, non-governmental, humanitarian, public health organisation working in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) to reduce the impact of HIV and AIDS using innovative and proactive approaches and by actively seeking international and regional exchanges. The vision of AIDS Foundation East-West is a world in which HIV does not destroy lives through stigma and discrimination and where all people, regardless of their HIV status, have access to healthcare and other services that give them the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

Project Oracle Children & Youth Evidence Hub

Project Oracle is London’s first children and youth evidence hub, funded by the Greater London Authority (GLA), the Mayor’s Office for Police and Crime (MOPAC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Project Oracle is improving the chances for children and young people in the capital by promoting quality evidence of what works, supporting services to improve the delivery of youth programmes and informing the funding process.

OLUWASEUN ABIOLA AFOLABI

Job Title: 
Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Research / science
Evaluation
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
Community

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
Post graduate Certificate
In what area or discipline?: 
Psychiatric Nursing
Professional Organisations: 
International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses

Collaboration History

I have never had any kind of international collaboration with researchers, practitioners or institutions.

I would like to establish an international collaboration. Transcultural/Transnational aspect of Substance Use

Crystal Stout

Organisation Name: 
HOPE4YOUTH
Job Title: 
Program Director
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Research / science
Evaluation
Fundraising
Administration
Policy making
Advocacy
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
School
Family
Workplace
Community
Youth Group
All Settings

Amangwane Foundation (SA)

Amangwane Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation based in Johannesburg, South Africa, aiming to helping build better communities, support the call to stop rape, women and children abuse. The organisation is also dedicated to working in alcohol and drug abuse prevention education.

Fundación PARÉNTESIS

The organisation provides support to vulnerable children and adolescents dealing with poverty, social marginalisation, drug abuse, and legal issues throughout Chile. Fundación PARÉNTESIS also offers consulting services and training on drug prevention and treatment to companies, schools, non-governmental and governmental organisations.

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