The Groupe d'Etude, de Recherches, et de Traitement en Milieu Pénitentiaire - GERTOX is a French Association (Loi 1901) based in Herault Region. The Association GERTOX aims to:
- Conduct studies, researches on the treatment of drug addiction in prisons
- Conduct seminars or training for concerned prison staff
- Raise-up public awareness about drug addiction and more broadly public health issues in prisons.
On the basis of their competencies concerning the REHAB field of activities, GERTOX will gather and provide evidence and intelligence to develop the applied methodology in REHAB trial, providing expertise at local and international level on the identified range of overall prison health protection, promotion and disease prevention activities working in close partnership with the other project promoters. GERTOX will take special responsibility for the communication strategy, the production of the project dissemination materials, in collaboration with the Coordinator.
Moreover GERTOX will implement and properly address the dissemination strategy by promoting the project activities and result within the national agenda and in its own national campaigns.
In addition, like the other project partners, GERTOX will be proportionally involved in the overall Coordination (WP1) of the REHAB, in the Communication and Training Trial (WP3), in the Evaluation and format release (WP4), contributing in drafting the Quality Plan (WP5), and in the Exploitation of results (WP6).