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Plenary 2: Evidence-based Prevention: Policy and Practice

Shared by James - 3 September 2020
Originally posted by Olivia Woodrow - 20 August 2020
Event Date
City/Region/State
Johannesburg
Event Type
ISSUP Webinar
Country
South Africa
Event Language

English

Drug Demand Reduction in Africa Virtual Conference ISSUP

The Second 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 – 4:00 pm SA

Register Here for Plenary 2: Evidence-based Prevention: Policy and Practice

 

Plenary Chair: David Bayever, ISSUP South Africa

1. What Constitutes Evidence-Based Prevention?

Presenter:

  • Jeff Lee - Senior Consultant, ISSUP Global

2. Prevention Standards

Presenter:

  • Giovanna Campello - Chief, Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, UNODC

3. Media-Based Prevention Programmes

Presenter:

  • William D. Crano - Oskamp Professor of Social Psychology, Division of Behavioral and Organizational Science, Claremont Graduate University, USA

4. Alcohol Use Prevention (data on alcohol use and environmental prevention initiatives)

Presenters:

  • Maristela Monteiro - Regional Advisor on Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) 
  • Professor Neo Morojele - Professor and Acting HOD, Department of Psychology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Professor Nazarius Tumwesigye - Associate Professor and Head of Department, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
  • René Adams - Programme Manager, Substance Abuse Prevention and Drug Control Rehabilitation Division, Social Welfare Services Directorate, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Namibia

5. Question & Answer Session

 

For more information on the 'Drug Demand Reduction in Africa: Prevention, Treatment and Epidemiology' Virtual Conference, please visit Africa 2020