Conference Registration

Please register for the sessions you wish to attend using the links below. All participants are asked to register electronically. The workshop will take place online, with virtual presentations and discussions. There is no registration fee for participants and certificates of participation will be issued.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in Spanish, Portuguese, French and Arabic.

September 16, 2020 - COMPLETED

Plenary 1: Setting the Scene for Drug Demand Reduction in Africa

  • Setting the Scene
  • Global Perspective – A Global Overview of Drug Use
  • Continental Perspective – An Overview of Drug Use in Africa
  • African Union Plan of Action on Drug Control and Crime Prevention (2019-2023)
  • Global Initiatives by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US State Department
  • Regional Perspective – Latin America and the Caribbean

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm South Africa time

[Registration Closed] 

September 22, 2020 - COMPLETED

Plenary 2: Evidence-based Prevention: Policy and Practice

  • What Constitutes Evidence-Based Prevention?
  • Prevention Standards
  • Media-Based Prevention Programmes
  • Alcohol Use Prevention (data on alcohol use, environmental prevention initiatives)

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Africa time

[Registration Closed]

October 6, 2020 - COMPLETED

Plenary 3: A Focus on Treatment and Recovery

  • Treatment Standards
  • Service Quality Measurements in Treatment Facilities
  • Best Practices in Treatment and UTC Training in Africa
  • Credentialing and Certification
  • Case Studies of Treatment Programmes in Latin America/Caribbean and Africa

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Africa time

[Registration Closed]

October 20, 2020

Plenary 4: Epidemiology and Its Role in Drug Demand Reduction

  • A Continental Overview of Dug Epidemiology in Africa
  • Regional Perspectives
  • Overview of Drug Epidemiology in Latin America & Caribbean
  • Synchronising Global Drug Epidemiology Data Collection

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Africa time

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November 4, 2020

Plenary 5: Role of Legislators and Traditional health Practitioners in Drug Demand Reduction

  • Role of the Legislator in Drug Demand Reduction
  • Role of Traditional Health Practitioners and Leaders in Drug Demand Reduction (Roundtable Discussion)

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm South Africa time

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November 10, 2020

Plenary 6: Review and Reflections: A Panel Session

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Africa time

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