Fontana

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Lerhoej 20, DK-2880 Bagsvaerd
Country: Denmark
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.ngofontana.org
UN Languages: English
Other languages: Danish
   
Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment

  • Other:'Human Rights, Health'
Short description:
The primary mission of Fontana is to promote the prevention and reduction of harm related to addiction through advocacy, networking, collaboration and by treating people for their dependency problems, in order to limit the negative effects of substance abuse known to be a major cause of premature death, interpersonal violence, disability and poverty, throughout the world.


In Vietnam, NGO Fontana has completed several projects, including introducing modern and evidence-based addiction treatment at Lang Binh Minh Treatment Center in Ho Chi Minh City, but also establishing a Half-Way House for extended primary, family care and vocational training and teaching best practice standards by providing evidence-based knowledge and tools to improve recovery and reintegration services for those battling alcohol, drug addiction and HIV, setting a new standard for expertise in addiction practices in Ho Chi Minh
City.
Finally the NGO focuses on training Health Care Providers in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Khanh Hoa in modern and evidence-based addiction treatment modalities
Other offices:
Region Countries Website Email
Southern and Eastern Asia Viet Nam www.ngofontana.org info@ngofontana.org