MES Seminar: Illicit Drugs and HIV/AIDS: Harm Reduction Strategies in the Middle East

MES Seminar: Illicit Drugs and HIV/AIDS: Harm Reduction Strategies in the Middle East

Date

Tue, 28/01/2014 - 17:00 to 19:00

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS), Ground Floor Seminar Room, 11 Bevington Road.

Convenor

Dr Philip Robins

Speaker(s)

Mr. Elie Aaraj, Executive Director, MENAHRA, Lebanon.

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The League of Arab States and UNAIDS vow to reverse the rising trend of HIV infections in the region

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5 Speakers 15Cairo, 1 December 2013 – A new regional report on the status of HIV and AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) was launched today by UNAIDS under the auspices and participation of H.E. Dr. Nabil El Araby Secretary General of the League of Arab States (LAS), H.E. Dr. Maha El Rabat, Egyptian Minister of Health and Population and Ambassador Faeqa El Saleh, Deputy Secretary General for Social Affairs at the League of Arab States, President of RANAA and MENAHRA Executive Director Mr. Elie Aaraj representing civil society in the region.

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MENAHRA Conference at a glance

MENAHRA Conference at a glance

Under the title "Break the barriers ... Build the future" MENAHRA concluded its Second Regional Conference on Injecting Drug Use Harm Reduction. The Conference venue was Hilton - Metropolitan in Sin El Fil - Lebanon, from 12 to 15 November 2013.

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اختتمت شبكة الشرق الاوسط وشمال افريقيا للحد من مخاطر استخدام المخدرات "مينارة" مؤتمرها الاقليمي الثاني

تحت عنوان "لنكسر الحواجز.. لنبني للمستقبل" الذي اقامته في بيروت من 12الى 15 تشرين الثاني/ نوفمبر في فندق هيلتون ميتروبوليتان بالاس سن الفيل.

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Five Reasons to Attend MENAHRA 2nd Regional Conference

Five Reasons to Attend MENAHRA 2nd Regional Conference  12-15 november 2013, Beirut –Lebanon

1. Unique: the ONLY conference that covers Harm Reduction in the MENA region

2. Sessions: topics will assure the coverage of different sides and aspects of Harm Reduction in the MENA region (Policy Making, Human Rights, Parlementarian and Relgious points of view, in addition to many related topics)

3. Workshops: up to 6 worskshops will be conducted to provide knowledge and practice on organizing support groups and enhacing safety and management of the emergency situation among IDUs

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4. Film Festival: films and documentaries from different countries will be screened to reflect the latest updates and realities of Harm Reduction in the world

5. Dialogue Space: will bring the opportunity to share and discuss with experts in the field about different topics related to best practice, treatment, policy and achieved projects

For more information check the program online.

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