Presentations by the World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (WFTOD)

Sunday, November 10, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

The World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (WFTOD) was founded during the EUROPAD meeting of July 2007 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. All of the member nations, which included the member countries of EUROPAD and all of the member states within AATOD, agreed to a charter for the World Federation.

 

1:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Introductions
Michael Rizzi, AATOD International Committee Chair, Cranston, RI
Icro Maremmani, MD, EUROPAD, President WFTOD, Pisa, Italy

 

1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Optimizing Opioid Dependence Treatment Systems in Europe: What Can We Learn from the EQUATOR Analysis?
CHAIR: Professor, Dr. Heino Stöver, University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt, Germany

The European Quality Audit of Opioid Treatment (EQUATOR) Analysis: Are Current Treatment Systems Achieving the Desired Outcomes?
Professor, Dr. Gabriele Fischer, Center of Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Optimizing Outcomes from Opioid Dependence Treatment in Europe: Insights from EQUATOR on How Current Practices Need to Change
Dr. João Castel-Branco Goulão, SICAD, Lisboa, Portugal, EU

Reducing the Societal Burden of Opioid Dependence in Europe: Potential Benefits of Optimized Treatment Systems
Professor, Dr. Heino Stöver, University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt, Germany
Professor, Dr. Gabriele Fischer, Center of Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Dr. João Castel-Branco Goulão, SICAD, Lisboa, Portugal, EU

 

2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Symposium – New Substances of Abuse in Europe: Results from a EUROPAD Pilot Study in Four European Countries
CHAIR: Icro Maremmani, MD, EUROPAD, President WFTOD, Pisa, Italy
Jody Green, PhD, Denver Health Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver, CO

 

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Symposium – EUROPAD Hot Topics
CHAIR: Icro Maremmani, MD, EUROPAD, President WFTOD, Pisa, Italy

Mortality in Opioid Maintenance Therapy: Evaluation of Changing Treatment Practices Over Time and Treatment Outcome Mortality
Professor, Dr. Thomas Clausen, Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Patients Undergoing Methadone Maintenance Treatment: A Novel Test Using Dried Blood Spots
Lorenzo Somaini, MD, Cossato Addiction Treatment Centre, Local Health Unit, Biella, Italy

The Difficult Patient: Treat or Discharge
Alexander Kantchelov, MD The Kantchelov Clinic, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

 

 

Sponsored by the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD), EUROPAD, and the World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

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