The African Journal of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (AJADA), is a publication of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) in Kenya. NACADA is a State Corporation established under the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse Act, 2012 of the Laws of Kenya.

This is an open access, peer reviewed journal, committed to high quality output publications with an international audience seeking to disseminate reliable information on the subject of alcohol and drug abuse. AJADA contributes to new research discoveries in areas related to alcohol and drug abuse and publishes articles with a clear intention of advancing the campaign against alcohol drug abuse.

Currently, AJADA is published bi-annually both online and in print and receives manuscripts focusing on;
1. Prevention and Advocacy
2. Enforcement of alcohol and drug prevention strategies
3. Treatment and rehabilitation
4. Education, Training and Capacity building
5. Research on alcohol and drug related discoveries
6. Policy and legislation on matters relating to alcohol and drug abuse.

The journal aims to provide an avenue to exchange evidence-based information and best practices on the areas of prevention, advocacy, policy development and legislation, enforcement, treatment and rehabilitation and other aspects of relevance to alcohol and drug abuse.

Manuscripts are accepted on the basis of their quality, originality and significance to the readership and contribution to research knowledge in the field of ADA. All manuscripts will be evaluated and those deemed appropriate for publication will be peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers. Final acceptance or rejection rests with the Editorial Board.

You can see the journal's website here.

Published: 2024-07-13

A meta-analysis for understanding the role of the COMT Val158Met variant in the susceptibility to alcoholism

Deeplata Barman, Mohan Krishna Ghanta, Sagar Jangde, Babul Meher, Nisha Sahu, LVKS Bhaskar

24 - 36

The role of family in the initiation and enabling of alcohol and substance abuse

Kipchumba Heather Eddah, Peter Mangistu Loong’onyo

112 - 128

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Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2664-0066
print ISSN: 2664-0058