MOH – Gaza: Coordination Unit with non-governmental organizations organizes a workshop entitled “Prospects of cooperation for the Prevention of Addiction”

The Coordination Unit with non-governmental institutions organized a workshop in cooperation with the Committee of the Addiction Prevention to narcotic drugs and Psychotropic Substances entitled “Prospects of Cooperation for the Prevention of Addiction to narcotic drugs and Psychotropic Substances” aimed at civil institutions working in the field of mental health, in the presence and participation of members of the committee.

The director of the Coordination Unit, Mr. Walid Sabah called for cooperation to stop this scourge and limit its spread because of its psychological and physical effects on society, and the youth category in particular.

For his part, the chairman of the committee, Dr. Basem Al-suwaiki “ Our goal of the meeting is to intensify efforts to confront this serious scourge by dealing with cases and to reach greater results to benefit society.

The addiction prevention committee is formed by members of multiple ministries and bodies headed by the Ministry of Health, to promote valuable behavior formed by the General Secretariat, Al-suwaiki said.
During the meeting, it was agreed to develop a practical program aimed at community groups to raise their awareness, enhance their behavior, and develop awareness messages in particular.