Pompidou Group - Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs

"Guidelines and Recommendations in Drug Treatment"

Conference, Nicosia, 11-13 May 2009

The Pompidou Group in cooperation with the Cyprus Antidrugs Council held a conference on Guidelines and Recommendations in Drug Treatment in Nicosia, Cyprus on 11-13 May 2009. Over 100 participants from 21 European countries tried to tackle the issue of how to bridge the gap between clinical practice and evidence-based practice in drug treatment. The conference offered direct insights in to how guidelines and recommendations on drugs treatment are developed and implemented in Europe.

suite Programme
suite Final Abstracts
suite Photo gallery of the Conference
Presentations - 11 May 2009

Plenary - The Guideline Science in Europe
suite Gabrielle Welle-Strand, Norway
suite Roland Simon, Portugal

Workshop - The National Choices/Experiences
suite Thomas Kuhlmann, Germany
suite Helle Petersen, Denmark
suite Stanislav Mokhnachev, Russia

Workshop - The Process of making guidelines
suite Geurt van de Glind, The Netherlands
suite Emmanuel Nouyrigat, France
suite Marina Kuzman, Croatia

Workshop - Involvement of Users' groups and late bloomers
suite Theo Wessel, Germany
suite Jose Padua, Portugual

Plenary - Evidence-based and experience-based guidelines
suite Signe Flottorp, Norway
suite Ueli Simmel, Switzerland (in French)
Presentations - 12 May 2009

Plenary - What kind of evidence should be used?
suite Laura Amato, Italy
suite Ulf Malmstrom, Sweden

Plenary - Implementation - How to stimulate/ensure the guidelines are being used?
suite Mirrian Smolders, The Netherlands
suite Nicolas Clark, Switzerland

Workshop - Is it possible to make too many guidelines?
suite Luke Mitcheson, United Kingdom
suite Robert Haemmig, Switzerland
suite Augusto Consoli, Italy

Workshop - Implementation and other issues
suite Michael J Kelleher, United Kingdom
suite Barbara Broers, Switzerland

Workshop - Implementation Strategy
suite Robert Haemmig, Switzerland
suite Mieke Autrique, Belgium
suite Mirrian Smolders, The Netherlands

Workshop - Economic aspects of the guideline process
suite Andres Lehtmets, Estonia
suite Barnabas Margitai, Hungary

Workshop - Ethical and legal aspects of the guideline process
suite Argyris Argriou, Cyprus
suite Brion Sweeney, Ireland
suite Gabrielle Welle-Strand, Norway
Presentations - 13 May 2009

Plenary - The resources needed to make guidelines
suite Olivier Phan, France
suite Kathy McAuley, Ireland

Plenary - International guidelines
suite Ambros Uchtenhagen, Switzerland
suite Andrej Kastelic, Slovenia