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InWomen’s 2014 Conference Announces Program

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Friday, June 13, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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NIDA Director and Other Thought Leaders Meet With His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Photo of NIDA Director, Nora Kolkow, M.D. with the Dalai Lama.NIDA Director Nora D. Volkow, M.D., with the Dalai Lama at the Mind and Life Conference on Craving, Desire and Addiction in Dharamsala, India.

Save the Date! InWomen’s 2014 Conference

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InWomen’s 2014 Conference
Friday, June 13, 2014
Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico
For more information, contact InWomen’s Chair Wendee Wechsberg, Ph.D., at wmw@rti.org. *

View the NIDA International Program Website on Mobile Devices

New URL: www.drugabuse.gov/international

The NIDA International Program website has been replaced. The new version is designed to work on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Access the new NIDA International Program website at www.drugabuse.gov/international. The old URL (www.international.drugabuse.gov) will redirect users to the new site, but it will be slow and may not operate correctly. Please change your bookmarks and clear the web browser memory (cache) to ensure that you see the new website.

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2014 Nida International ForumCaribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 1, 2013

NIDA Information Reaches Africa and Saudi Arabia

NIDA’s information is reaching individuals around the world. Most recently, a newly developed facility in Ghana, Africa—the Sub-Saharan Drug Abuse Research and Consultancy Center run by Yahya H. Affinnih, Ph.D.—began displaying NIDA fact sheets and brochures as a result of outreach by NIDA Public Information Officer Brian Marquis. The center is open to the public and provides the materials free of charge. It also serves as a resource for the Addictive Diseases Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana. Mr. Logosu Amegashie, head of the unit, sent the following email to NIDA:

NIDA International Program Supports AIDS Treatment as Prevention Workshop Participants

The NIDA International Program supported the participation of scientists from Argentina, Peru, and South Africa at the 2nd International HIV Treatment as Prevention Workshop, which was held April 22–25, 2012, in Vancouver, Canada. The meeting was organized by Julio S.G. Montaner, M.D., University of British Columbia, and featured a keynote address by U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby about the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) perspective on treatment as prevention.

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Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1

Meetings

October 2 - October 6, 2014
Yokohama, Japan
October 18 - October 21, 2014
Berlin, Germany
November 15 - November 19, 2014
Washington, DC, USA