The training of personnel on how to relate to the public on the drug and the HIV/AIDS problem is on a voluntary basis. This involves people from all walks of life and professionals in the relevant
fields will do the training. The cost of such training is taken care of by the organization
The target group of this organization is the youth. Universities, secondary schools and primary school students and
groups generally identified as problem areas are also a target. This includes school dropouts.
Workshops, seminars, public debates etc. are organized by MADA at appropriate times and places. Members of MADA can
be beneficiaries to these activities because by participating new and modern methods in the medical field and the humanities
are introduced to them at such forums thus improving their knowledge and performance. These seminars and workshops are the
backbone of MADA. Therefore accomplished professionals are invited as resource persons for the occasions.
Employees of MADA are continuously on the road. This is in nature to achieving the aims and objectives of the organization.
Since MADA is solely dedicated in spreading awareness in intensive long-term campaigns there is a need to move personnel from
place to place. Mobility is thus very essential in MADA operations.
Essential materials are printing papers, printing inks etc. Leaflets and most paper work are needed to be photocopied
etc. to help reduce the cost of printing.
A good office place, printing materials, communications set up, mobility, etc.
Meetings are held on regular basis. The Board of Advisors decides on a convenient time.
The expansion programme proposed by MADA involves a large number of personnel / agents trained to spread the MADA
message to all parts of the country. They will move from town to town in the bid to impart the information of the harms done
in the practice of drug abuse and the HIV/AIDS. They will work in similar capacities as agricultural extension officers.
They are from all walks of life. Senior Secondary School leavers and teachers are the target group. They will take
the role as expansion workers. Other matured interested people will be accepted into this department.
Top professionals are contacted by MADA to present papers at its public functions. Since the basic role of MADA is
in public relations, a professional from the media field is an adviser of the Organization.
MADA seeks cooperation from the Government in any form
PAYMENT OF STAFF
The permanent staffs of MADA are paid through funds attracted by the organization through its appeal fund activities.
The same avenues are used to fund other programs. Field workers are paid through on commission basis depending on how much
funds they are able to attract acquire for the organizations funds. Seminars, workshops, membership dues, conferences, etc.
are the main avenues of attracting funds.
MADA creates avenues for people to develop skills in handiwork. This will be achieved through the establishment of
MADA vocational training schools, which will give admission preference to reformed drug users and HIV/AIDS victims.
INTERNET LINK UP
Internet services will help MADA link up with similar organizations through out the world. This will greatly enhance
the work of MADA due to the accessing of modern information on drug abuse and HIV/AIDS. This will greatly assist MADA to go about its business.
The principal organs of the organization are:
OF ADVISORS: this consists of eminent personalities from government, medical, law, international organizations and individuals
who are committed to the fight against drug abuse and HIV/AIDS.
Coordinator, P.R.O, Treasurer, Secretary and other relevant support.
LEVEL OF EXPERTISE
The level of expertise in MADA operations is high. Since this involves acute conditions
in our society, the services of lawyers, medical professionals, social science students, etc. is required. Consulting patients
will be referred to such professionals who will be MADA members