Bureau of Corrections

Republic of the Philippines


“Reforming Lives, Community Thrives”

Philippine Standard Time

Wednesday 17 August 2022

World Drug Day

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADAIT), otherwise known as World Drug Day, is observed on the 26th of June of every year as declared by the United Nations General Assembly on 07 December 1987. Since the date of the said celebration falls on a Sunday, the celebration will be held today, 27 June 2022 (Monday), instead as per Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, through the office of Dangerous Drugs Board.

The men and women of Bureau of Corrections under the leadership of Director General, USEC GERALD Q BANTAG enjoins in the celebration of IDADAIT to help raise awareness on drug abuse and achieve the goal of world free of drug problem. Further, the Bureau continues to provide programs to our clientele, the Persons Deprived of Liberty to protect the right to health especially for the most vulnerable.

Together, we can tackle the world drug problem!

“Reforming Lives, Community Thrives”

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