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17th Computer Based Training for Law Enforcement Officials

The Supply Reduction Division organized its 17th Computer Based Training for Law Enforcement Officials

from 21 st – 23 rd June, 2016. The training was attended by a total of 10 law enforcement officials from

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking,

The International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking  with the theme

Listen First: listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe”

was celebrated on June 26, 2016 at Guru Lhakhang, Tashichho Dzong.

Life Skills Training on Substance Use Prevention Bumthang, Trongsa & Wangduephodrang

On the 10th of May, 2016, a team of BNCA officials comprising of Mr. Sonam Jamtsho, Dy. Chief Counselor/Dy. Chief Program Officer, Mr. Dorji Tshering, Dy. Chief Program Officer, Mr. Sonam Ta shi, Assistant Program Officer left for Bumthang to conduct Life Skills training on substance use prevention for out of school youth as well as to conduct advocacy and inspection programs at Bumthang, Trongsa & Wangduephodrang. The group was

Colombo Plan International Center for Certification and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) Certification Workshop for Peer Counsellors.

A training on Colombo Plan International Centre for Certification and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) certification to enhance the capacity of the peer counsellors by facilitating the following curricula of Colombo Plan ICCE certification programme:

Sensitization Workshop on Workplace-based Substance use Prevention Intervention for the Administrative Officers and HR Officers

The sensitization workshop on Workplace-based substance use prevention intervention for the Administrative Officers and HR Officers successfully concluded today. A total of 17 officials from various government, private, Armed forces, corporate and financial institutions took part in the workshop. Dr. Nirola, the psychiatrist at the JDWNRH, graced the closing as the chief guest and awarded certificates to the participants.

World No Tobacco Day

Coinciding with the Birth Anniversary of Ugyen Guru Rinpoche, the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Royal Bhutan Police, and the World Health Organization, observed the World No Tobacco Day 2016 on the theme “Get Ready for Plain Packaging” at the Clock Tower in Thimphu.

Inspections on Narcotic Drugs & Tobacco Products

On May 28, 2016, a team comprising of officials from Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA), Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) and Custom officials conducted a surprise inspection at Paro International Airport and Paan shops and entertainment centres of Paro and Bondey town. The team started the inspection in the early morning hours with the first outgoing flight. The inspection team was led by Deputy Chief, Mr. Dorji Tshering from BNCA.

No significant rise in drug arrests since 2010: Health minister

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Life Skills Training on Substance Use Prevention for out of school youth , Advocacy & inspection programs at Bumthang, Trongsa & Wangduephodrang.

On the 10th of May, 2016, a team of BNCA officials comprising of Mr. Sonam Jamtsho, Dy. Chief Counselor/Dy. Chief Program Officer, Mr. Dorji Tshering, Dy. Chief Program Officer, Mr. Sonam Tashi, Assistant Program Officer left for Bumthang to conduct Life Skills training on substance use prevention for out of school youth as well as to conduct advocacy and inspection programs at Bumthang, Trongsa & Wangduephodrang. The group was

Colombo Plan International Centre for Certification and Education of Addiction Professionals (ICCE) certification workshop for Peer Counsellors.

Duration: 18-29 April 2016
Venue: NRDCL Conference Hall, Thimphu
Participants: 20 Peer counselors.

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