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The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction


International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) supports the rapid improvement in competencies and skills among current and future generations of addiction professionals, to meet the increasing demand for prevention, treatment and public health services. Toward this end, the ICUDDR facilitates networking among universities to promote high quality education and training in the field of addiction prevention, treatment and public health interventions. It also pursues related applied addictions research, outreach and advocacy.

Join our "Online Learning Problem Solving Group"!

The first in our series of ICUDDR online learning problem solving groups was a big success! The next session will be about "Diversity and Motivation of Students Online", as requested by the participants in session 1, presented by Susana Henriques, Professora Auxiliar, Portuguese Open University. Next session: September 28th at 10am EDT / 3 PM BST. If you are interested in joining us for session 2, please email Cary at

ICUDDR Conference 2020

The ICUDDR 2020 Virtual Conference was held July 13-15th. Please see our Conference page for the welcoming message, poster session links, and panel presentation recordings. Hope to see you next year!

Call for Tender

This call for proposals is to adapt already created Universal Treatment, Prevention, and Recovery course training materials into an online format based on a Moodle platform. Full details can be found on the Colombo Plan website:

Proposals must be sent to no later than September 25th, 2020

Request for Information (RFI)

Information and Data Resources Needed by the Health Services Research Community for Research and Practice

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world’s largest biomedical library, established to “assist with the advancement of medical and related sciences and to aid in the dissemination and exchange of scientific and other information important to the progress of medicine and the public health.”

Information Requested

NLM seeks input from all participants and disciplines of the health services research community, regardless of previous engagement with our products. NLM invites your comments in the following areas:

  1. Products that NLM currently offers in the areas of health services delivery or health services research.
  2. Information types necessary for your organization to successfully support health services research or public health.
  3. Tools, resources, or health services literature that are the most critical for NLM to collect or support.
  4. Any other comments that would enable NLM to support future work related to the delivery of health services, or health services research.

How to Submit a Response

To respond to this RFI, please go to the submission survey. To ensure consideration, responses must be submitted by November 6, 2020. Responses are voluntary and may be submitted anonymously.

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