Mr Augusto Nogueira

Augusto Nogueira is the founder and current President of ARTM (Association of Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers of Macau). For the past 20 years he has consistently worked to improve the conditions and access to drug treatment. In Macau he has pioneered therapeutic communities, needle and syringes programs, methadone follow up programs and youth drop-in centres.

He is a member of the Narcotics Control Commission, the Youth Drug Commission and AIDS Prevention and Control Commission of the Macau Government and is President of the IFNGO.

In 2015 he was awarded with the Medal of Merit by the Portuguese Government and in 2017 was awarded with the Medal of Communities Services by the Macau SAR