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About Canal Drogues

Canal Drogues is one of a number of Canal Salut websites on specific subjects. It provides reference material and facilitates communication and the exchange of information about drug consumption. It is coordinated by the Catalan Public Health Agency’s Subdirectorate-General for Drug Dependence and is the result of a major effort by professionals in this field from both public organisations in Catalonia and from associations and other bodies cooperating with them.

  • To provide information related to the field of drugs: basic concepts, myths, newspaper articles, a glossary and other material.
  • To make information, guidance and assistance available to the public.
  • To disseminate policies on drugs, measures taken, programmes, training activities and the main results of studies and research into drugs.
  • To provide a gateway to other Government websites dealing with drugs.

Canal Drogues functions with two coordinated teams that oversee the content of the website.

Formed by three specialists in the field of drugs and an IT engineer who are responsible for maintaining and updating the website.

Formed by professionals in the field of drugs and information and communication technology.

 The purpose of the Committee is:

    To provide a comprehensive and critical view of Canal Drogues.

    To promote and advise on new content.

    To make contributions in relation to the presentation of information.

    To establish a communication plan.

 

The Committee meets monthly and maintains permanent contact via on-line planning instruments.

 It has the following voluntary members:

 

 
Mireia Ambròs. Specialist in preventive measures. Associate of the Ministry of Health Subdirectorate-General for Drug Dependence. Member of the Canal Drogues working team. She has experience in educational work with young people and ICT projects (www.elpep.info and www.laclara.info).
Otger Atmeller. Psychologist. Specialist in preventive measures. He has experience in preventing and dealing with drug use and in social networks. A member of Xarxa Perifèrics.
Jordi Bernabeu. Psychologist. Specialist in preventing drug use for Granollers Town Council Public Health Service. He has experience in preventing and dealing with drug use, web 2.0 information and communication technology (Internet, social networks and other channels), and adolescents and young people in general. Animator for Sobre Drogues.
Jordi Benet. Engineer, computer scientist and associate of Canal Drogues.
Rosa Bosch. Head of Corporate Communication for the Ministry of Health. She has experience in the field of information and communication technologies.
Clara Borràs. Journalist. Office of Communication of the Department of Health.
Àlex Cabré. Marketing and communication consultant. Winc.
Joan Colom. Doctor. Ministry of Health Subdirectorate-General for Drug Dependence. Responsible for Canal Drogues.
Marta Coronado. Psychologist. Associate of the Ministry of Health Subdirectorate-General for Drug Dependence. Web administrator of Canal Drogues.
Patricia Gosalbez. Head of Communications for the Catalan Public Health Agency.
Antoni Gual. Psychiatrist. Alcohology unit. Psychiatry Service. Institut Clínic de Neurociències (ICN). Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. Experience in research into alcohol and other drugs, and in European studies of the impact of alcohol on public health.
Xavier Majó. Doctor. Experience in reduction in damages. General Subdirection of Drug Addictions of the Department of Health.
Òscar Parés. Anthropologist, specialist in preventing drug use. Associate of the Ministry of Health Subdirectorate-General for Drug Dependence. Experience in discouraging drug use in nightlife venues, expert knowledge of the consumer perspective and drugs in social networks.
Cristina Ribas. Biologist and journalist. Experience in the field of information and communication technologies, and in strategic communication.
Carles Serra. Communication and online marketing. Mentaliza.me
Carles Sedó. Educator (social worker and teacher). Experience in educational work with young people related to the consumption of drugs and use of screens.  EdPAC, Education for the Critical Action
Gina Tost. Communicator. Training in electronic art and digital design. Experience in web 2.0 information technology.
Update:  19.07.2016