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The scale of substance abuse in SA

The problem of substance abuse seems very hard to deal with as more and more young people introduce themselves to new concoctions with very devastating effects on families and communities. In light of this, the Department of Social Development and the Central Drug Authority will from tomorrow (Tuesday) host the 3rd National Summit on Substance Abuse and Illicit Trafficking under the theme: “Towards sustainable, coordinated and impactful strategies for national drug and substance use in South Africa”.

Interview with the Isidore Motchon Ayaovi, from Togo

Clôture ce jeudi de la 7ème conférence biennale de la politique en matière d’alcool à Captown en Afrique du Sud.La rencontre  était organisée sous le thème: Investir dans l’humain avant les profits : créer une dynamique en faveur de la Convention-cadre pour le contrôle de l’alcool.  Des éminents chercheurs, scientifiques et activistes du monde se sont réunis pendant 3 jours pour discuter et souligner la nécessité de mesures proactives pour la réduction et la prévention de méfaits de l’alcool. Pour Isidore Motchon Ayaovi, coordinateur de projets de la Croix Bleue du Togo et participant à la conférence, la politique de l’alcool basée sur les preuves est la pièrre angulaire d’une bonne prévention.On l’écoute au micro de Annie Kalonji…

Children in conflict with the law.

The department of social development is the custodian of the Children’s Act and every children within the boarders of the country must be cared and protected. What about when children are in conflict with the law?

The use of digital marketing by the alcohol industry

The second day of the Global Alcohol Policy Conference discussed the use of digital marketing by the alcohol industry. Lumka Oliphant, spokesperson for the department spoke to Trufm on the subject.The second day of the Global Alcohol Policy Conference discussed the use of digital marketing by the alcohol industry. Lumka Oliphant, spokesperson for the department spoke to Trufm on the subject.