General Assembly Invitation

General assembly invitation to convene a regular session and Election of New Board members

You may find below the CVs of the applicants for the new MENAHRA Board of Directors:

Alireza Noroozi

Fatima Asouab

- Walid Mezher

Based on the presidential decree No. 7491 issued on 6/02/2012 regarding the foundation of a foreign association under the name of
“شبكة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا للحدّ من مخاطر استخدام المخدرات” (Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association/MENAHRA),
Based on articles 2, 5 and 6 of the abovementioned association bylaw regarding: convening of the regular General Assembly and elections of new Board of Directors.

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Harm Reduction Training for Libyan Delegates in Lebanon

Harm Reduction Training for Libyan Delegates in Lebanon

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Beirut, August 3, 2016


The Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA,) in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), conducted training on Harm Reduction for Libyan Delegates at the Lancaster Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon, from 25 to 29 July, and from 1 to 3 August, 2016.

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Position Statement - World Hepatitis Day 2016

Position Statement: World Hepatitis Day - July 28, 2016

On World Hepatitis Day - July 28, 2016, the Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA) continues its mission to support and collaborate with partners, public health workers, and the community to raise awareness on Hepatitis B and C.

MENAHRA also supports the first-ever Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis 2016 – 2021 which was adopted by the World Health Assembly in in May 2016. The new strategy includes a 30% reduction in new cases of Hepatitis B and C, and a 10% reduction in mortality by 2020.

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Support. Don't Punish Campaign – MENA Activities

In observation of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, on 26 June, the Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA) coordinated the Support! Don't Punish campaign throughout the MENA region. More than 100 countries took part in the campaign this year, 10 were from the region (Afghanistan, Bahrian, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and United Arab Emirates).

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Reduce Harm, Ensure Rights

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The Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association (MENAHRA) will be holding its 3rd Regional Conference, in Beirut- Lebanon from 23rd till the 25th of November 2016. The theme of this year’s conference is “Reduce Harm, Ensure Rights”. The program will include plenary and main sessions, concurrent sessions, as well as workshops, and dialogue space and poster presentations.

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