The 2nd Conference on Harm Reduction in Mauritius welcomes submissions of abstracts for original contributions to the field. The objective of the conference is to bring together different actors involved in Harm Reduction to exchange ideas and discuss strategies for improving the quality of services delivered in the National Response towards Opiate Abuse and Harm Reduction in Mauritius.

Over 150 participants are expected to attend the conference. For the second conference in this series, the main theme will be the human aspects within harm reduction services.

The main tracts of the conference will be:

  • Human‐Rights Based Approach to Drug Policy
  • Public Health Approaches to drug related harm
  • Psycho‐social interventions for persons who use drugs 
  • Community based Harm Reduction Programs

The deadline for abstract submissions is 31st July 2011. Abstracts received after this deadline might be considered provided they are submitted before 10th August 2011.