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The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction


International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) supports the rapid improvement in competencies and skills among current and future generations of addiction professionals, to meet the increasing demand for prevention, treatment and public health services. Toward this end, the ICUDDR facilitates networking among universities to promote high quality education and training in the field of addiction prevention, treatment and public health interventions. It also pursues related applied addictions research, outreach and advocacy.

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Webinar, November 30th: Policy Change to Support Development of Academic Programs in Addiction Studies, and Enhance Addiction Prevention and Treatment Services


Zall Kepli Md Rejab, Ph.d
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
University of Cyberjaya


Saddiqua Aishaa
PGDAS Alumni / ICUDDR Global Trainer

Date: Friday, 30th November 2020
Time: 11am - 12pm (Malaysia)
Email to register for the webinar


Course Solicitation

The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) and the International Society for Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE) have teamed up to support a university in the development of an academic course on writing for peer review journals. This solicitation is intended to provide support to one university from a low or middle income country with an education program in drug demand reduction to develop an academic course designed to improve student’s ability to publish research findings. The project is made possible with funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

ICUDDR invites members to apply to design and develop an elective academic course on preparing, writing, reviewing, and managing scientific manuscripts/papers (for specialized, peer- reviewed, international journals) based on the ISAJE materials and publication Publishing Addiction Science (3rd edition). Applications will be due December 4, 2020. Please submit PDF or Word document to Jessica Keene -

Download full solicitation details here.

Call for Abstracts

ICUDDR is sponsoring a special edition of the journal Addiktologie. The special edition will be on the emergence of specialized education programs for drug demand reduction. We are interested in your paper submissions that may include case studies of new program development, community and country needs assessment outcomes, reviews and analysis regarding the history, current state or potential future of education on drug demand reduction.

Deadline: February 15th, 2021

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