Webinar - Examining Global Drug Early Warning Systems

Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
7:00 - 9:00am (pacific)

Part 2 of 4 in the series: Examining Global Drug Early Warning Systems (G-DEWS).  This webinar will feature speakers from South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria.

These G-DEWS webinars are hosted by the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS) at the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR), University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). They are designed to explore current practices utilized by existing international drug early warning systems (DEWS) with the aim of developing guidance to support countries interested in establishing new DEWS or enhancing existing programs. Presenters will highlight current drug trends and their most valuable methods for identifying and monitoring emerging drugs and drug trends.

To ensure your space, please register at: 
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gXnhlDvMRQag6qX165te5Q

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Co-Hosts:

  • David Newcombe, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Alcohol and Drug Studies, School of Population Health and Centre for Addiction Research (CFAR), University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Erin Artigiani, M.A., Co-Investigator, National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS) Coordinating Center, Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR), University of Maryland, College Park


Presenters:

  • Nadine Harker Burnhams, Ph.D., Senior Scientist: Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC); Honorary Research Associate, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Franklin Mwirichia, MPH, Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA), Nairobi, Kenya
  • Harsheth Kaur Virk, Project Officer, Drug Demand Reduction, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ibanga Akanidomo, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc., National Project Officer, Drug Demand Reduction, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Lagos, Nigeria
Location: 
via Webinar

 


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