CICAD: Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (OID)

Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (OID)



The Inter-American Observatory on Drugs, commonly known by its Spanish language acronym, OID, is CICAD's research unit, providing support to OAS member states in the collection and analysis of data on the drug problem so that they can design more effective national drug policies

Lines of Action

  • Prepares and publishes reports on drug use in the Americas and supports national surveys and publications.

  • Develops and disseminates standardized protocols for the collection of data and the implementation of drug related studies.

  • Promotes strong national drug observatories that use standarized data collection methods.

  • Supports the establishment of drug information networks and early warning systems to improve drug-related data collection, analysis, and dissemination.

July 2020 events


  • Webinar on Updates on Opioids and New Psychoactive Substances. July 22, 2020. More information here.


updated on 7/10/2020 11:47:39 AM