UP-ATCPDE holds ASEAN Conference on Models and Best Practices in Preventive Drug Education
Quezon City (11 July) -- The University of the Philippines ASEAN Training Center for Preventive Drug Education (UP-ATCPDE) will be conducting the ASEAN Conference on Models and Best Practices in Preventive Drug Education on July 15-17, 2009 at the UP National Institute of Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED) at the UP Diliman Campus in Quezon City.
Three ASEAN countries will join this conference: the Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, and Malaysia. The Philippine Dangerous Drugs Board Chair Hon. Vicente Sotto III will deliver his keynote address during the opening ceremonies on July 15, 2009.
Representing Brunei Darussalam, Mr. Osmawi Haji Osman of the Narcotics Control Bureau will speak on the Mosque Youth Antidrug Camps. Meanwhile, Mr. Mahadhir bin Elias, Director of the National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA) Training Centre of Malaysia, will present the topic Community-Based Drug Prevention Education -The Malaysian Experience.
Majority of the plenary speakers are Filipino professionals in the academe, various local government units, and non-government organizations. National Drug Education Program (NDEP) coordinators, school health personnel, members of anti-drug abuse councils, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) officers, and health educators are expected to attend the conference.
This year's conference was organized by the Drug Education Committee Members and Consultants of ATCPDE who are from the UP College of Education, UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development, UP Integrated School, Dangerous Drugs Board, Department of Education, Commission on Higher Education, Department of Social Welfare and Development, and the Philippine Information Agency. (PIA) [top]
ASEAN Conference on Models
and Best Practices in Preventive Drug Education
July 15-17, 2009
Diliman, Quezon City
In cooperation with:
Dangerous Drugs Board
Dep't of Social Welfare & Dev't
Philippine Information Agency