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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization, Programme on Substance Abuse, No. 96.18: Programme on Substance Abuse Costs and Effects of Treatment for Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders ; A Framework for Evaluation World Health Organization

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization, Programme on Substance Abuse, No. 96.18: Programme on Substance Abuse Costs and Effects of Treatment for Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders ; A Framework for Evaluation World Health Organization  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization, Programme on Substance Abuse, No. 96.18. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY During the week of 6 to 10 November 1995, the Programme on Substance Abuse (PSA) of the World Health Organization (WHO) held an Advisory Group Meeting on The Efticacy of Treatment Approaches of Substance Use Disorders, in Toronto, Canada at the Addiction Research Foundation (ARF). PSA brought together seven professionals in the field of substance use with the following purposes and objectives I in mind; discuss the feasibility of a global project on the efficacy of treatment; I discuss programme-specific and treatment-modality-specific evaluations of effectiveness of treatment for alcohol\tobacco, licit and illicit drug problems; discuss outcome measures for treatment evaluation, and methods for evaluating the effectiveness of treatment; discuss the different methods for health system research and the methods used to calculate the economic costs of alcohol and drug problems; discuss the methods for cost-benefit analysis of treatment and the methods for a proper evaluation of a project; agree upon a strategy and methodology for a cost-effective analysis of treatment and health system research.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Executive Summary 1 Background 1 Evaluation of Treatment 3 Recommendations 13 References 14 Acknowledgements 14 ANNEX 1: Workbooks and Case Studies on the Evaluation of Treatment for Substance Use Disorders 15 ANNEX 2: Instructions for Preparing Case Studies 19 ANNEX 3: Provisional List of Case Study Authors 21 ANNEX 4: Advisory Group: List of Participants 23 ... 111

 

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