The programme will contain plenary and parallel sessions and focus on priorities for community involvement and advocacy targets for after the event.
Programme will be updated in the upcoming weeks.
09.00 – 09.30
Eberhard Schatz, C EHRN
Carine Magen, Eurosider
09.30 – 10.45
Beatrice Stambul, president Bus 31/32
Harm reduction in Marseille: from the first steps to safe consumption (rooms)
Joachim Levy. Nouvelle Aube
Peers and self organisation
Beyond HCV: Healthcare for all
Perrine Roux, INSERM
Safe injection training safes life – experiences
Jean Paul Grund, SON
Overdose prevention in the 21st century
Fadi Meroueh, European Federation for Prison Health
Health in prison settings
Freek Spinnewijn, FEANTSA
Health and homelessness
10.45 – 11.15
11.15 – 12.30
Panel discussion : what is the influence of criminalisation to the health of people who use drugs?
Introduction to the subject:
Marta Pinto, University of Porto
Panel: Rui Coimbra Morais, Magdalena Harris, others tbc
12.30 – 14.00
Incl. market place with booth and poster presentations
14.00 – 15.30
Workshops or abstract driven
S4 – Parallel session 1
Models of good practice
What can we learn from existing good practices in harm reduction and community initiatives?
Speakers from C-EHRN, EMCDDA and local initiatives
S5 – Parallel session 2
HCV in prison
Key policy barriers and responses to HCV-related services in prisons.
S6 – Parallel session 3
The gap between treatment and people living with Hepatitis C
Barriers and opportunities, shown with examples from 5 different countries
S7 – Parallel session 4
Iindividually-tailored support and education for safer injection (ITSESI) for people who inject drugs.
We will show the effectiveness of the intervention on HIV-HCV risk practices and other complications among PWID and analyze the transferability of this harm reduction tool.
Eurosider and partners
15.30 – 16.00
16.00 – 17.30
Workshops or abstract driven
S8 – Parallel session 5
Peer Involvement works – we just need to implement it
Examples and discussion
S9– Parallel session 6
OD prevention with new technologies
STOP OVERDOSE NOW presents a suite of mobile tools to combat the opioid overdose epidemic that will empower people who use drugs to take action within their own community and when they travel.
S10 – Parallel session 7
Migrants and access to health
Examples from Berlin, Marseille and other cities in Europe
S11 – Parallel session 8
Building Capacity to support People who use drugs
Introduction to the Eurosider training: hands on experiences
Presentation and group work
Aides, Eurosider partners
17.30 – 18.30
Conference party (optional)
09.00 – 10.30
Elimination of HCV – where we stand today
Leon Wylie, Hepatitis Scotland
Scotland: On the road to elimination?
Héléne Délaqualze, SOS Hépatitis
From Chronic Disease to a Curable Disease: the fight of civil society in France to make treatment accessible
Research: what gaps need to be closed to make elimination a reality
Dagmar Hedrich, EMCDDA
HepC Initiative and Elimination Barometer for PWID: new EMCDDA tools to suppoprt countries
10.30 – 11.00
11.00 – 12.15
Flashlight on France:
NGO’s, community members, HR workers share their experiences working with HCV and/or Overdose Prevention
Moderator: Sebastian Saville, INDDP
‘Coming out for HCV – from personal story to policy’
Erin O’ Mara, EuroNPUD
Marios Atzemis, Positive Voice
Final Wrap Up: what we can take home from the Meeting
Andrew Ustianowksi, Regional Infection Disease Unit, North Manchester General Hospital
Site visit (optional)
Associations from Marseille – ASUD Marseille and Tipi -offer a tour through the places of harm reduction in the city and to discover Marseille out of the classic circuits. Pre registration needed.
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