Drug Demand Reduction in Africa Conference registration is now open!

We are delighted to announce that registration is open for the first Virtual Conference on Drug Demand Reduction in Africa: Prevention, Treatment and Epidemiology.

The conference will convene online through a series of six webinars running from September 16, 2020 to November 10, 2020

Bringing together national and international experts in the field of substance use prevention, treatment, and epidemiology, the conference will provide a platform for evidence-based analysis, research and policy recommendations on a broad range of drug demand reduction topics, with a key focus on Africa.

The conference is brought to you by ISSUP and ISSUP South Africa in partnership with the African Union Commission, South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SANCA), Department of Social Development, Republic of South Africa (DSD), Organization of American States Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (OAS/CICAD), and the U.S. Department of State/Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).


Click here to register for the conference sessions. All participants are asked to register electronically. There is no registration fee.

Conference Programme

Explore the full Conference Programme and download a copy here.

Plenary Speakers

Please find information on our keynote and plenary speakers on this page which will be regularly updated in the coming weeks.


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