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

Johannesburg, South Africa,
Drug Demand Reduction in Africa Virtual Conference ISSUP

The Fifth Plenary Session of the 'Drug Demand Reduction in Africa: Prevention, Treatment and Epidemiology' Virtual Conference from 16th September to 10th November 2020.

Time: 2:00 – 4:15 pm SA

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

 

Plenary Chair: Government of South Africa

1. Role of the Legislator in Drug Demand Reduction

Presenters:

  • Senator Mattie Hunter - Illinois State Senator, USA
  • Advocate Luyanda Mtshotshisa - State Prosecutor, South Africa (TBC)
  • Senator Héctor Yépez Martínez - Ecuador
  • Hon Seth Kwame Acheampong - Chairman, Defence and Interior Committee, Parliament of Ghana

2. Role of Traditional Health Practitioners and Leaders in Drug Demand Reduction (Roundtable Discussion)

Presenters:

  • Dr. Pelmos Mashabela - Deputy Chairperson of the Central Drug Authority, South Africa
  • Dr. Goodman Sibeko – Director of ATTC; Head, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, University of Cape Town
  • Dr. David Basangwa, Uganda
  • Representatives from other African Countries (Mauritius, Kenya)

3. Question & Answer Session

 

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Event Language

English

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