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Drâa-Tafilalet Region: Seminar on HIV and Human Rights

The Regional Human Rights Commission in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region (CRDH), in coordination with the Regional Directorate of Health and Social Protection, will organize a symposium on “HIV and Human Rights in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region” on Tuesday 24 October 2023 at 9.30 am in Midelt, Morocco.

This meeting aims to open a collective and participatory discussion on the reality of this phenomenon and its main issues/dangers. It also intends to shed light on ways to implement the national strategic plan 2021-2025 to combat HIV in the Drâa-Tafilalet region and monitor prospects for developing the contributions of relevant stakeholders and civil society to alleviate this phenomenon.

At this symposium, participants will address several topics, mainly: the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) report on the “Effectiveness of the right to health in Morocco: challenges  and ways to its strengthening”, implementation of the national strategic plan to combat HIV 2023 in the Drâa-Tafilalet region, providing care for people living with HIV and the most vulnerable individuals in the Drâa-Tafilalet region (Midelt province as an example), role of the Moroccan Association against HIV in reducing this disease, human rights perspectives on disease- HIV as an example, and practical proposals.

Stakeholders from governmental and non-governmental sectors, the Moroccan Association against HIV, civil and human rights activists, experts and media professionals will participate in this event.