The primary mission of Fontana is to promote the prevention and reduction of harm related to Dependency (Addiction) through advocacy, networking, collaboration and by treating people for their dependency problems, in order to limit the negative effects of substance abuse known to be a major cause of premature death, interpersonal violence, disability and poverty, throughout the world.
To achieve this mission NGO Fontana works to:
- Create and nurture ties between organisations concerned with the harm and treatment of Chemical Dependency and Abuse
- Influence regional and local policy makers by advocating effective evidence based policy and treatment related to Chemical Dependency and Abuse
- Monitor policy initiatives and marketing strategies of the alcohol and medicine industry
- Combine treatment of Addiction - HIV/Aids and Vocational Training, NGO Fontana do also address Tuberculosis and Malaria