'Social work and strengthening NGOs' project

We are pleased to announce our involvement in the ‘Social work and strengthening NGOs in development cooperation to treat drug addiction’ (SOLID) project alongside multiple European partners.

This jointly developed research program will investigate the influence of social work on the prevention and treatment of drug / opioid addiction, with the main focus on the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). GPHN will be supporting the project through our digital expertise within the public health sphere.


The SOLID project is being run by: Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service, Exceed: Excellence Centers for Exchange Development, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.


SOLID partner universities are: Bishkek Humanitarian/State University K. Karasaeva, Department of Social Work and Practical Psychology (Bishkek, Kyrgysz Republic); Tajik Slavonic University (Dushanbe, Tajikistan); Eurasian National University. Gumilyov, Department of Sociology (Astana/Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan); Human Research and Development Center (Inson Tadqiqoti va Taraqqiyoti Markazi) (Buchara, Uzbekistan), Bukhara State Medical Institute; Shanghai Mental Health Centre, Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (Shanghai, VR China.)

Find more information here.