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08.04.2016

EU experts trained Kyrgyz narcologists in rehabilitation and social re-integration of opioid drug users

Experts from Germany conducted a two-day training in rehabilitation and social re-integration of opioid drug users in out-patient regimen and in rehabilitation centres for the national working group of narcologists from Osh, Karakol, Chuy oblast and Bishkek.

Bishkek, 8 April 2016 – Experts from Germany conducted a two-day training in rehabilitation and social re-integration of opioid drug users in out-patient regimen and in rehabilitation centres for the national working group of narcologists from Osh, Karakol, Chuy oblast and Bishkek.

This training is supported within the sixth phase of the Central Asia Drug Action Programme (CADAP 6), funded by the European Union and implemented by a Consortium from the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany. 

Central Asia Drug Action Programme (CADAP Phase 6) represents continuity of the EU policy and long term engagement with Central Asian partners to help further strengthen their national policies in drug demand reduction.

The training focused on improving social and psychotherapeutic work and cooperation with a network of organizations rendering social and medical support to people using drugs in Kyrgyzstan.

National experts on drug treatment will participate in training-of-trainers (ToT) courses throughout 2016-2017. Trainings will be conducted by experts from Germany, Belarus and Austria. After completion of trainings local experts will get certificates of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

It is expected that after these training-of-trainers (ToT) courses, participants will replicate trainings to local specialists in drug addiction treatment to further improve standards of medical services rendered for people who use drugs in accordance with the EU best practices.

For more information, please contact Mr. Aleksandr Zelichenko, National Coordinator in Kyrgyzstan, at aleksandr.zelichenko@giz.de , or Ms. Asel Sekimova, Public Relations Professional, by phone (996 770) 444 068, or e-mail: asel.sekimova@giz.de

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