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World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence - basic details.

Organization name: World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Organization acronym: WFTOD

Headquarters address
Address: 225 Varick Street, Suite 402
ATTN: Mark Parrino
New York, New York 10014
United States of America

Email: mark.parrino@aatod.org
Organization type: Association
Languages: : English, Spanish, Italian, French

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Social Development: Social policy
Geographic scope:
  • Develop global partnership for development
Country or countries of activity:
  • Mexico
  • Bulgaria
  • Albania
  • Australia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Portugal
  • United States of America
  • Italy
  • Austria
  • Ukraine
  • Serbia
  • Hungary
  • Croatia
  • Slovenia
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement: Promote the growth and development of medication-assisted
treatment services for opioid dependence, founded on the
principles of evidence-based treatment practices and effective
clinical services. Advise its members concerning advances in
treatment, research, practice, and policy. Promote the
coordination and communication among medication-assisted
treatment programs throughout the world. Assist the general
public in understanding the use and value of medicationassisted
treatment in treating chronic opioid addiction. Enhance the quality of patient care and the provision ofservices to opioid dependent individuals and their families.
Year established (YYYY): 2007
Organizational structure: The World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence will consist of regional federations, agreeing to establish best-practice standards to treat opioid-addicted patients
effectively. These regional federations will work to promulgate
evidence-based government/public policy around the use of
proven and effective pharmacotherapies to treat chronic opioid
addiction in their respective countries. At the present time, the
two primary regional entities involved in organizing the World
Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence include
EUROPAD (European Opiate Addiction Treatment
Association)and AATOD (American Association for the
Treatment of Opioid Dependence). Dr. Icro Maremmani, who
serves as the President of EUROPAD would also serve as the
President of the World Federation. Mark Parrino, who serves
as the President of AATOD, would serve as the Vice President
of the World Federation. The governing Board of the World
Federation would be composed
Number and type of members: EUROPAD currently has 23 member nations, which would be
part of the World Federation, while AATOD represents 28
states in the United States in addition to opioid treatment
programs in Mexico. This would incorporate more than 1,200
opioid treatment programs worldwide.
Affiliation with NGO networks: none at present
Funding structure: Donations and grants from domestic sources
Fees for education and training services Membership fees or dues
Fees for providing consulting or research services
Funding structure other: none