Strengthening the treatment and rehabilitation services for drug abusers in Egypt

Project Status: Completed

Project Duration: 22/04/2001 - 31/12/2006

Total Budget: US$ 274,200

Donor: Denmark, Switzerland


 Relevant National Authorities

Target Groups

Street Children

Outline and Objectives

The present programme module will address the problem related to lack of capacity for the provision of adequate treatment and rehabilitation services for an increasing number of drug addicts in Egypt. The immediate objective of the programme module will be to build up a coordinated treatment and rehabilitation programme in Egypt with a view to reducing the number of drug addicts. The programme module will address the immediate objective by providing assistance in:

  • the development of a treatment and rehabilitation strategy;
  • the strengthening residential treatment;
  • the development of rehabilitation and aftercare services;
  • the provision of  in-service training;
  • the drug abuse treatment in prison; and
  • the strengthening of outreach services.