Population Size Estimation study for Key Populations in Egypt 2014

Population size estimation is a process and a fundamentaltechnique for gathering the information necessary to plan interventions and prevention programs for key populations (KPs).

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MENAHRA Participated in the 58th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

The Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association "MENAHRA" took part in the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) that was organized place from 9th to 17th March in Vienna, Austria. As part of its mission, MENAHRA’s participated in numerous sessions and side events in this Commission in order to raise the voice of civil society and to review the progress made, and the challenges encountered, since the 2009 Political Declaration and Plan of Action on the World Drug Problem. Hence, MENAHRA’s took part actively in a special Segment on the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs from 9th to 12th March, UNGASS is planned to be organized in 2016.

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HRI and ICASA Conferences

24TH INTERNATIONAL HARM REDUCTION CONFERENCE 2015

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Harm Reduction International (HRI) is organizing its 24th International Conference on Harm Reduction - Harm Reduction 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 18 to 21 October 2015.

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الإكتئاب ومدى علاقته بإستخدام المخدرات والعلاجات السلوكية والمعرفيّة

يعتبر العصر الذي نعيشه عصر الإكتئاب إذ توجد في حياتنا اليومية العديد من الإنفعالات التي تمثّل في مجملها أشكالاً للحزن. وتندرج الإنفعالات العامة التي نمر بها كالحب والفخر والإزدراء والحزن والفزع وغيرها تحت خمسة أنواع من المشاعر هي الحب والسعادة والغضب والحزن والخوف.

وبالتالي كما تشير اليه معظم الدراسات الحديثة أكثر مشكلات الصحّة النفسّية شيوعاً وانتشاراً في المدن المعاصرة المسمّاة متقدّمة وهو يمثّل أحد اضطرابات الوجدان.

عند كل إنسان سويّ أوهام إيجابية تحرّكه وتساعده على العيش والتقدّم: لكنّ المصاب بالإكتئاب يبدو على العكس فرداً لعبت به أوهام الإحساس بانعدام الفعالية أو حتّى فرداً يبدو أكثر تعقّلاً من السويّ لكنّه أكثر حزناً.

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58th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

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The 58th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs(CND) activities started on March 9, where it is bringing together around 1,000 delegates representing Member States, inter-governmental organizations, civil society and the media for a global discussion on the world drug problem. This year, the Commission discusses 12 draft resolutions; 65 side events will also be held on the margins of the commission, as well as numerous exhibitions.

This year a special segment lasting four days will be held on preparations for the UN General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem in 2016. Following this, between 13 and 17 March, the Commission's regular segment includes deliberations on draft resolutions and the scope of the control of substances.

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