Association pour la promotion du centres de sensibilisation et d'information sur les drogues (CSID)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Route des Niayes x Tally Diallo
P.O.Box 20540, Thiaroye
Dakar
Country: Senegal
Region: Western Africa
Website:
UN Languages: French
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training

  • Other:'awareness-raising'
Short description:
The NGO is well known at national and sub regional levels for its involvement in community prevention activities as well as its commitment in the support and training provided to other NGOs in Senegal. In 2000, it initiated prevention and sensitization activities among the farmers, in the region of Casamance in the South of Senegal, which is the main cannabis producer area of the country.
The objective of the NGO is to develop a community approach on drug demand reduction and to raise awareness on the social danger of drug abuse. It seeks to build and strengthen intervention capacities of community leaders.
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