L'objectif de la réunion organisée par MENAHRA était de développer des recommandations sur comment discuter de la réduction des risques avec les usagers de drogues et la communauté. Pour en savoir plus, en anglais, veuillez lire les informations ci-dessous.

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The Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association “MENAHRA” concluded the third regional meeting for religious leaders entitled “Validation Meeting for the Development of Guidelines for Religious Leaders on Harm Reduction” that was held from November 25 to 27, 2014 at Gefinor Rotana Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. The meeting was comprised of twelve Muslim and Christian religious leaders from Jordan, Tunisia, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Morocco in addition to MENAHRA’s team. The meeting was facilitated by the regional consultant Ms. Rana Haddad.

The objective of the meeting was to develop guidelines for religious leaders on communicating with the people who use drugs and their communities on harm reduction.

During the meeting, the participants reviewed the results of the previous meetings and the objective of the guidelines. The three day meeting was participatory and interactive with the leaders with fruitful discussions and debates. In addition, the religious leaders reviewed the guide, made recommendations for amendments, and added religious texts to its chapters.

Finally, a work plan was developed with the emphasis on the necessity to shed light on the role of religious leaders.

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