African Union Plan of Action on Drug Control & Crime Prevention
(2019-2023)

Professional Development

Are you seeking professional development in the field of substance use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Support? Drug Addiction Free Africa ( DAFA) is committed to sourcing and offering credible training and credentialing opportunities to African people regardless of their educational background while bridging the gap of the addiction workforce in Africa.

Evidence-Based Interventions

Drug Addiction Free Africa (DAFA) offers the potential for Africa to implement substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support interventions that can be based on evidence, quality standards, and sound ethical best practice in order to ensure that children and youth in Africa grow and stay healthy and safe into adulthood and old age.

Electronic Resources

We are committed to offering credible online low-cost resource materials for training, professionalizing, and expanding an African addiction workforce that meets global addiction professional standards 

We need all governments to show greater solidarity and provide support, to developing countries most of all, to tackle illicit drug trafficking and offer evidence-based services for drug use disorders and related diseases, so we can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, promote justice, and leave no one behind.

Ghada Waly, the UNODC Executive Director

Promoting Addiction Free African Communities

Drug Addiction Free Africa (DAFA) is a not-for-profit organization formalized in Uganda to offer the potential for Africa to implement substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support interventions that can be based on evidence, quality standards, and sound ethical best practice.

DAFA area of focus is: Education, Research, Advocacy, and Networking

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Together we are stronger!

DRUG ADDICTION FREE AFRICA NETWORK

International Standards for the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

UNODC/WHO International Standards on Drug Use Prevention

COVID 19 Pandemic and Drug Use, Africa at Risk. (World Drug Report 2020)

We need your help to help those who need our help!

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.

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