This is for those seeking professional development in the prevention and treatment field with a particular focus on the Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) for Certified Prevention Professional by taking the exam .
We promote Drug Use Prevention strategies based on scientific evidence working with families, schools, and communities that can ensure that children and youth, especially the most marginalized and poor, grow and stay healthy and safe into adulthood and old age.
We are committed to providing online resource materials that are easily accessible in reducing drug demand in Africa. These resources will surely help in the reduction, prevention, and treatment of drug abuse.
Drug-Free Africa (DFA) is a not-for-profit non-governmental organization founded in Uganda to promote Safe and Drug Abuse Free African Communities through collective impact models, evidence-based prevention interventions, Strategic Prevention Framework, and cultural competency to meet the increasing demand for prevention, treatment, and public health services in Africa. Areas of focus: education, research, advocacy, and Networking.
Drug Demand in Africa is on the increase making the current poverty levels worse. Africa recorded the largest global increase in cannabis use between 2010 and 2017. Tramadol seizures on the African continent account for 88% of all global tramadol seizures in 2017. We need your help to help those who need our help.