MENU
DESCRIPTION

DDAPTP was created as a specialized program of the Department of Health, under the Office for Health Services Development, serving as the directing, coordinating, and monitoring office for national health matters and public health issues related to drug abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in the country.

ROLES OF DDAPTP:

1. Formulate & review policies, develop strategies, and strengthen partnerships to ensure proper implementation of the DOH mandates on drug abuse prevention and control.

2. Lead in the development, implementation, and evaluation of DOH plans, programs, and procedures on drug abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.
 
5 PILLARS:
 
1. Drug Supply Reduction 
 
The object is to take away the drugs from the person through market denial operations and prevention of diversion from the licit to the illicit market.

A. Law Enforcement  B. Regulatory Compliance  C. Judicial & Legislative Measures   

2. Drug Demand Reduction
 
The aim is to take away the person from drugs and reduce his desire to abuse drugs.

A. Policy Formulation B. Preventive Education Programs  C. Treatment and Rehabilitation Programs  D. Research  

3. Alternative Development
 
Aims to reduce the production of marijuana and eventually eliminate its cultivation through sustainable rural development & alternative livelihood programs.
 
4. Civic Awareness and Response
 
The concept is to promote public awareness on the evils of dangerous drugs & social response by advocating the non-use of dangerous drugs. Production and Distribution of Information, Education, Communication (IEC) materials and collaterals.  
 
5. Regional and International Cooperation
 
The intent is to forge and foster cooperation with regional and international agenciesAdhering to treaties, formulating agreements, conducting tie-up projects.Attending foreign conferences, exchanging drug reports, hosting study tours and field visits, sharing of best practices.
 
 
 
VISION
 
”Drug-Free Philippines”
 
 
 
 
MISSION
 
Lead in the implementation of a unified and rational health response in the country’s drug abuse prevention and control, aligned with the Duterte Health Agenda (Philippine Health Agenda).
 
 
 
 
OBJECTIVES 
  1. To develop a more effective leadership and governance for drug abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation;
  2. To implement strategies for advocacy, health promotion and drug abuse prevention;
  3. To ensure provision of comprehensive & integrated health care services in treatment and rehabilitation centers, (TRCs) and community-based settings
  4. To strengthen information systems, M&E, research, networking and linkaging.
 
 
PROGRAM COMPONENTS 
  1. To develop a more effective leadership and governance for drug abuse    prevention, treatment and   rehabilitation;
  2. To implement strategies for advocacy, health promotion and drug abuse prevention;
  3. To ensure provision of comprehensive & integrated healthcare services in treatment and rehabilitation centers, (TRCs) and community-based settings
  4. To strengthen information systems, M&E, research, networking and linkaging.
  5. Database and Information System
  6. Development of Model Programs
  7. Monitoring and Evaluation
  8. Research
  9. Linkage/Networking
  10. Financing
 
 
TARGET POPULATION/CLIENT
  • Older persons
  • Working age-group
  • Adolescents and school children
 
 
AREA OF COVERAGE
ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA
 
 
 
PARTNER INSTITUTIONS 
  • DepEd
  • Zamboanga City Medical Center
  • Philippine National Police
  • PDEA
  • Local Government Units
  • TESDA
  • DOLE
  • DSWD
 
 
POLICIES AND LAWS
 
Republic  Act. 9165 
“The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002” 
enacted to further intensify the country’s campaign against illegal trade and use of dangerous drugs and controlled chemicals.
 
 
 
STRATEGIES, ACTION POINTS, AND TIMELINE
  • Capacitate human resource in the conduct of interventions and treatment programs for drug dependents.
  • Continuously maintain and manage the information systems developed by the Department (Integrated Drug Testing Operations and Management of Information Systems: IDTOMIS) to provide updated information for policy development and program implementation.
  • Campaign for school/drug-free workplace program implementation.
  • Celebration of the following:
           International Day Against Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Prevention Week
 
 
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS/STATUS
 DDAPTP 1               DDAPTP 2
DDAPTP 3                DDAPTP 4
LGUs with interests in putting up a DATRC
  • DOH Region IX Outpatient Facility at Barangay Misok,  Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte; approved budget for construction is 22M for 2016 and 20M for 2017
  • Barangay Tenan, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay within the Hospital Compound; budget is under GAA 2017 in the of 20M
Unutilized facilities which can be converted to a DATRC
  • Aurora Drug Treatment Center, Barangay Anunang, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur; this was proposed by the Provincial Government for District 1 coverage and was turned over to LGU-Aurora. Since there was no operational fund appropriated, it is not operational to date.
 
 
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES 
DATE
ACTIVITY
VENUE
February 28-March 3,2017
Training on Community Based-Screening and Referral of Drug Dependent Surrenderers Batch I
Pagadian, Zamboanga del Sur
March 21 – 24, 2017
Training on Community Based-Screening and Referral of Drug Dependent Surrenderers Batch II
Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte
May 2-5, 2017
Training on Community Based-Screening and Referral of Drug Dependent Surrenderers Batch III
Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay
August 8-11, 2017
Training of CORE Team on Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Persons with Stimulant Use Disorders
Zamboanga City
October 26 & 27, 2017
Training on Community Mental Health-Substance Use Disorder for Barangay Health Workers/Paramedical Staff/ Primary Health Care Physicians Batch I & II
Zamboanga City
 
 
 
 
STATISTICS
DDAPTP 5
 
DDAPTP 6
 
 
 
 
PROGRAM MANAGER CONTACT INFORMATION
KENGCHAY S. LAO, RN
Senior Health Program Officer
 
 
 
DATE LAST UPDATED
September 13, 2017