Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association

Plenary – Item 6. Follow-up to the implementation at the national, regional and international levels of all commitments, as reflected in the Ministerial Declaration of 2019, to address and counter the world drug problem (continued)

Nigeria: My country reiterates our commitment to address the world drug problem in a balanced, comprehensive and integrated approach. We believe that better implementation of our national drug control masterplan will enhance our efforts. Our plan is built on 5 pillars: supply reduction tackles cannabis suppression as it remains the drug most commonly abused in …

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Side event: Understanding the Desistance Journey of Female Substance Abusers and the Implications for their Interventions

Abdul Karim Shahul Hameed:  Opening. For many years research has focused on men.  We know that for instance pathways for drug use and recovery from addiction differs among men and women.  Sharing will also illustrate key support needed for female for their recovery.  Introduces each speaker Lowshanthini Panesilvam, Psychologist, Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association: SANA formed 48 years …

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