On 26th June, the RNSD (Réseau National des intervenants de la Société civile sur les Drogues) organised an advocacy workshop in Dakar, targeting civil society, to discuss advocacy strategies for HIV prevention, access to care and human rights protection for people who use drugs. For a full account of the event, please read the full report.
The Association Sénégalaise pour la Réduction des Risques Infectieux chez les Groupes Vulnérables (ASRDR) held an event on 13th June (before Ramadan) involving a hike/procession from the Fann Hospital into the Medina neighbourhood in Dakar. On 26th June, ASRDR organised a roundtable to discuss drug policy and harm reduction.
Ahead of the Global Day of Action, the Association Sénégalaise pour la Réduction des Risques (ASRDR) organised an awareness-raising walk. More than 300 participants started from the Centre Socio Culturel de Grand Dakar, and followed a 7km route through the streets of Dakar. The procession was followed by speeches and a press briefing. On the 26th June, workers from ASRDR outreached to the community of people who use drugs in Dakar to talk about the campaign. For a full account of the action, please read the report of the event (in French).