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Drug Policy

Updates From Former NIDA Humphrey Fellows

Three former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Fellows have reported on their recent accomplishments in implementing an online substance abuse prevention program in Brazil, organizing a youth leadership conference in Pakistan, and administering a government agency responsible for drug abuse issues in Vietnam.

Webinar Explores Role of Research in Drug Policy

The latest NIDA International Program webinar, Understanding the Relationships Between Policy and Research, is now available for viewing. Alison Ritter, Ph.D., who directs the Drug Policy Modelling Program at the University of New South Wales, Australia, provides viewers with a broad overview of the drug policy process. Building on her extensive experience in Australian and international settings, Dr. Ritter focused on the interaction among multiple players—including politicians, the media, and drug abuse researchers—who define drug problems and identify and evaluate potential solutions.