Workshop on the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Abuse Treatment Demand Indicator


EU-ACT: EU Action against Drugs and Organised Crime has supported National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia (NCDC) to organise a workshop on European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drugs Abuse (EMCDDA) Treatment Demand Indicator to train representatives of Georgian narcological treatment institutions, on 7 - 8 May in Khavarely (Georgia).

The purpose of the workshop was to provide narcologists and statisticians of different narcological treatment institutions with new developments and trends in relation with the EMCDDA Treatment Demand Indicator. During the workshop, practitioners have also discussed different health problems and issues related to prevention of drug abuse in Georgia. The second day of the workshop was dedicated to the adoption and use of European Treatment Demand Indicator in Georgia.

Georgian drug policy expert and trainer, Mr. David Otiashvili has been invited to deliver the workshop which was hosted by project partner institution,  Kvareli Training Center of Justice on 7-8 May.

EU-ACT project actively supports capacity building of Georgian public institutions in order to address drug related issues and improve four pillar-based approach drug policy in Georgia.