African Union
Plan of Action
on Drug Control and
Crime Prevention
(2019-2023)

Are you seeking professional development in the field of substance use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Support? Drug Addiction Free Africa ( DAFA) is committed to sourcing and offering credible training and credentialing opportunities to African people regardless of their educational background while bridging the gap of the addiction workforce in Africa.
Drug Addiction Free Africa (DAFA) offers the potential for Africa to implement substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support interventions that can be based on evidence, quality standards, and sound ethical best practice in order to ensure that children and youth in Africa grow and stay healthy and safe into adulthood and old age.
We are committed to offering credible online low-cost resource materials for training, professionalizing, and expanding an African addiction workforce that meets global addiction professional standards.

Promoting Addiction-Free

African Communities

Drug Addiction Free Africa (DAFA) is a not-for-profit organization formalized in Uganda to offer the potential for Africa to implement substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support interventions that can be based on evidence, quality standards, and sound ethical best practice.

DAFA area of focus is: Education, Research, Advocacy, and Networking

We need to do all we can to elevate our support, most of all to developing countries, to address global drug challenges, and truly commit to leaving no one behind.

Ghada Fathi Waly

Director-General/ Executive Director of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)/ United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

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We need your help to help those who need our help!

Drug Demand in Africa is on the increase making the current poverty levels worse. Africa recorded the largest global increase in cannabis use between 2010 and 2017. Tramadol seizures on the African continent account for 88% of all global tramadol seizures in 2017. We need your help to help those who need our help.

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