The Virtual Conference on Drug Demand Reduction in Africa - Prevention, Treatment and Epidemiology will take place through a series of six plenary sessions beginning September 16, 2020, through to November 10, 2020.

To register for the individual sessions, please head on over to the registration page.

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

Date: September 16, 2020
Time: 2 – 4:10 pm SA / 1 – 3:10 pm UK time / 8 – 10:10 am EST
Plenary Chair: Jeff Lee and Livia Edegger, ISSUP Global


Plenary 2: Evidence-based Prevention: Policy and Practice

Date: September 22, 2020
Time: 2 – 4:10 pm SA / 1 – 3:10 pm UK time / 8 – 10:10 am EST
Plenary Chair: David Bayever, ISSUP South Africa


Plenary 3: A Focus on Treatment and Recovery

Date: October 6, 2020
Time: 2 – 4:10 pm SA / 1 – 3:10 pm UK time / 8 – 10:10 am EST
Plenary Chair: Kim Johnson, ICUDDR


Plenary 4: Epidemiology and Its Role in Drug Demand Reduction

Date: October 20, 2020
Time: 2 – 4:10 pm SA / 1 – 3:10 pm UK time / 8 – 10:10 am EST
Plenary Chair: Dr. Reychad Abdool, African Union Commission


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

Date: November 4, 2020
Time: 2 – 4:10 pm SA / 1 – 3:10 pm UK time / 8 – 10:10 am EST
Plenary Chair: Government of South Africa


Plenary 6: Review and Reflections: A Panel Session

Date: November 10, 2020
Time: 2 – 4:10 pm SA / 1 – 3:10 pm UK time / 8 – 10:10 am EST
Plenary Co-Chairs: African Union Commission and ISSUP Global