Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippines Office
This study was conducted for JICA Philippines to evaluate the concurrent validity against the clinical diagnosis of substance abuse based on the Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview (M.I.N.I) and the responses to the Visual Analogue Scale for drug cravings (VAS). The scope of work covered:
(1) Coordination work, preparation, and implementation of data collection from all newly admitted patients at the DOH-Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Bicutan; and
(2) Encoding and report generation for all data collected.