Addictology Development in Georgia
TEMPUS “ADDIGE” project aims to develop human resources and expert capacity in the field of addictology (trans-disciplinary addiction science) via university-level and lifelong education in Georgia, research and monitoring and qualification framework, which will substantially increase the potential of Georgia to pursue a modern, evidence-based drug policy and thus to tackle the acute problem of drug use and its societal consequences with contemporary knowledge.
The main tools of the project will be intense "training of Georgian trainers" in each of the areas of addictology, provided by EU experts based in Czech, Polish, and German universities.
The period of performance for this project is January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016.
The partner organizations are:
Ø Alternative Georgia
Ø Georgian Association of Addictologists
Ø Ilia State University
Ø Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University
Ø The National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health
Ø Global Initiative on Psychiatry – Tbilisi
Ø Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Ø Tbilisi State Medical University
Ø The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia
Ø The Ministry of Justice of Georgia
Ø The Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA)
Ø Charles University in Prague
Ø Jagellonian University in Krakow
Ø The Center of Interdisciplinary Addiction Research (CIAR) of the University of Hamburg
Detailed information available: http://www.addige.eu/#!partners-en/c1lqu