Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.
Director / Head:
Dr Patricia Orozco
Dr Vera Barahona Hidalgo
Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (IAFA)
400 Meters South of Banco Popular of San Pedro
506-2224-6122 x 232
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- TOR 1 To partner with PAHO/WHO in building capacity for alcohol and substance abuse policy, prevention and for brief interventions in primary health care settings.
- TOR 2 To assist PAHO/WHO in conducting research related to substance use epidemiology and the evaluation of the public health impact of laws, policies and programs.
- Substance abuse (including alcohol & drugs)
Types of activity:
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
- Training and education
WHO organization wide expected result:
6.4 - Evidence-based and ethical policies, strategies, recommendations, standards and guidelines developed, and technical support provided to Member States with a high or increasing burden of disease or death associated with alcohol, drugs and other psychoactive substance use, enabling them to strengthen institutions in order to combat or prevent the public health problems concerned.
POZNYAK Vladimir B.
+41 22 79 14307
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork