Research & Policy Development

This Directorate conducts and facilitates research and the sharing of research results at the national and local levels. Research results are used to inform policy development and guide strategies and operations. As a follow-up to the 2007 baseline survey, the Authority recently conducted a national survey in June this year.
A compendium of research on alcohol and drug abuse in the country conducted (Click here)

  1. Rapid Situation Assessment of Drug and Substance Abuse in Kenya, 2007.
  2. Parent’s Alcohol Consumption Behaviors and their Children’s Alcohol Abuse: Evidence from Secondary Schools Students in Nairobi, 2010.
  3. Role of School Environment in Alcohol and Drug Abuse among Students: Evidence from Public Secondary Schools in Nairobi, 2010.
  4. Alcohol Use in Central Province of Kenya: A Baseline Survey on the Magnitude, Cause and Effects from the Perspective of Community Members and Individual Users, 2010.
  5. The Role of Parents in Prevention and Control of Alcohol and Drug Abuse among their Children in Nairobi, 2010.
  6. Alcohol Use and HIV Infection in Nairobi Survey, June 2010.

 

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