CICAD: Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (OID)

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Publication from member states

Bahamas National Household Drug Prevalence Survey Report 2018

This analytical report presents findings from the 2018 National Drug Use Prevalence Survey conducted in The Bahamas. The study included persons between the ages of 12 to 65 years old and aimed to determine the extent of drug use, age of first use, perception of the risk of harm from drug use, problematic drug use, opinions on different policy options for the regulation of cannabis and information on related topics. This report is available only in English.

 

Annual Cumulative Report 2017- Guatemala

The Annual Cumulative Report 2017, created by the National Observatory on Drugs (OND) of the Executive Secretariat of the Commission Against Addictions and Illicit Drug Trafficking (SECCATID), is an Excel publication containing the monthly accumulated statistical information related to drugs in Guatemala.  The present report contains the cumulative information of the entire year of 2017.  The goal of this report is to provide useful information to the directorates of SECCATID and other institutions working on prevention, treatment, and reduction of demand and supply of psychoactive substances in Guatemala. (Excel File)

Annual Report 2017- Guatemala

The Annual Bulletin 2017, created by the National Observatory on Drugs (OND) of the Executive Secretariat of the Commission Against Addictions and Illicit Drug Trafficking (SECCATID), contains annual statistical information related to drugs in Guatemala. The goal of this report is to provide useful information to the directorates of SECCATID and other institutions working on prevention, treatment, and reduction of demand and supply of psychoactive substances in Guatemala.

 

Jamaica National Drug Use Prevalence Survey 2016

This analytical report presents findings from the 2016 National Drug Use Prevalence Survey conducted in Jamaica. The study aimed to determine the extent of drug use among persons between the ages of 12 to 65 years old in Jamaica so that drug prevention and treatment as well as other relevant policies and programs can be improved. This report is available only in English.


High School Survey Report 2016 - El Salvador

Report on the results of the third survey on psychoactive substance use in high school students from El Salvador, 2016. The study was conducted using the Inter-American Drug Use Data System (SIDUC) methodology from CICAD-OAS, with the objective to determine the magnitude and characteristics of the consumption of psychoactive substances in high school students.

 

El Salvador Drug Report 2016

El Salvador Drug Report 2016 Drug use, and its consequences, is a social and health problem that affects, not only El Salvador, but the entire world. This report presents data on drug use in El Salvador for 2015 and was drafted by The Executive Directorate of the National Anti-Drug Commission. The report highlights the expansion and strengthening of drug treatment networks and the trend analysis shows that from 2011 to 2015 there was an increase in the number of treatment cases for the use of psychoactive substances, with an increase in the use of alcohol, tobacco and cannabis. This report is only available in Spanish.

 

Report of the 2016 Rapid Situation Assessment on Drug Use in Guyana

Guyana ReportThis Rapid Situation Assessment was undertaken to provide a better understanding of the reasons why persons use illegal drugs in Guyana and to make recommendations for policies and programmes in keeping with the mandate of the Ministry of Public Security, Task Force on Narcotics and Illicit Weapons. This study examines the experiences, attitudes, perceptions, patterns, and effects of drug consumption among persons in the 12-49 years age category in Guyana. This report is only available in English.

 

 

Report of the 2016 Guyana Household Drug Survey

Guyana ReportThis report presents data about the magnitude and characteristics of licit and illicit drug use in Guyana. It was conducted in the framework of a regional programme of periodic surveys in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD). The specific objectives of the research are: to determine the prevalence of psychoactive substance use of respondents; at least once in their lifetime, over the past 12 months, and over the past 30 days to determine the prevalence of psychoactive substance use on the basis of socio-demographic characteristics: gender, age, occupation, schooling, socioeconomic level and place of residence and to detect patterns of use of the various substances. This report is only available in English.

 

The National Research Agenda to Combat Drugs 2016-2021 in Peru

The Peruvian Drug Observatory within the Directorate of Technical Affairs of the Comisi n Nacional para el Desarrollo y Vida sin Drogas (DEVIDA), has developed and launched a major National Research Agenda for the Fight against Drugs 2016 - 2021.  The aim of this agenda is to contribute to the improvement of policies and interventions in matters of drugs within the framework of the National Strategy to Combat Drugs. This agenda articulates four strategic areas: alternative, integral and sustainable development, prevention and rehabilitation, interdiction and sanction, and global commitment. This report is only available in Spanish.

Economic Cost of Drugs in Ecuador 2015

Economic Cost of Drugs EcuadorThis study was carried out in Ecuador in 2015 to estimate the economic impact of the drug phenomenon on the country. It takes into account both supply and demand side data in order to provide policy makers with the information needed for evidence-based policy making. This report is only available in Spanish.

 

 


National Situation Report on Drugs and Related Activities, Costa Rica 2014

The challenge to face the consumption and trafficking of drugs in Costa Rica, as well as to assume the individual and social consequences that derive from said phenomenon since constituting a health problem of the whole population to put at risk the security, the political system and the social and economic development of the countries. This report from the Costa Rican Institute on Drugs (ICD) presents the most relevant data of 2014 on the national situation of drug use and its consequences, as well as the reasons taken to reduce its supply in Costa Rica. Their statistics give the possibility of endowing the country with a unified source of information that allows for rethinking, redirecting and incorporating actions into its national policy to facilitate the evaluation of its impact on society.

Study on patterns of consumption of physoactive substances in an indigenous population resident and originally from Mexico City

This interesting text is the product of the collaboration between the Institute of Care and Prevention of Addictions (IAPA) and the National Institute of Psychiatry Ram n de la Fuente Mu iz (INFRDM), institutions that share the commitment to generate knowledge about problems associated with inequity , the living conditions of the indigenous population and the consumption of psychoactive substances. The objective of this study is to determine the levels of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among the population enrolled in secondary and high school, as well as to identify the factors of alcohol, tobacco and other substances in men and women (adolescents and adults) of five indigenous groups.

2013 Suriname National Household Drug Prevalence Survey

Suriname Household Drug SurveyThis report presents data about the magnitude and characteristics of licit and illicit drug use in Suriname. It was conducted in the framework of a regional programme of periodic surveys in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD). The specific objectives of the research are: to determine the prevalence of psychoactive substance use of respondents; at least once in their lifetime, over the past 12 months, and over the past 30 days to determine the prevalence of psychoactive substance use on the basis of socio-demographic characteristics: gender, age, occupation, schooling, socioeconomic level and place of residence and to detect patterns of use of the various substances. This report is only available in English.

Review and Evaluation of the Drug Use Survey Used to Develop Protocols by the OAS/CICAD, Pilot Study, Her Majesty's Prison Richmond Hill, St. George's, Grenada (2010)

This report is only available in English.

 

 

 

 

Study on Alcohol and Drugs in the Young Offender Population (New Opportunity Corp.), Guyana (2010)

This report is only available in English.

 

 

 

 

Partner Publications

  • II  Andean Epidemiological Study on Drug Consumption in the University Population, carried out with the framework of the PRADICAN Project of the Andean Community, executed by OID/CICAD with funds of the European Community: Regional Report (PDF, 2.9 mb), only available in Spanish and country reports: Per , Ecuador, Colombia, y Bolivia.

 

  • Epidemiologic Study on Public Health and Associated Factors of College Students in the Andean Countries: Comparative Report (PDF, 3 mb) - Andean Community of Nations and European Union, 2009. Country reports on Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru are only available in Spanish.
  • Review and Evaluation of the Drug Use Survey Used to Develop Protocols by the OAS/CICAD, Pilot Study, Her Majesty s Prison Richmond Hill, St. George s, Grenada (2010). Methodology and study supported by OID.
  • Study on Alcohol and Drugs in the Young Offender Population (New Opportunity Corp), Guyana (2010). Methodology and study supported by OID.

 

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