13th October 2015

Civil Society represented at the 14th Indian Ocean Colloquium on HIV / Hepatitis.

Over 10 organisations, within the civil society sector are currently being represented at the 14th Indian Ocean Colloquium on HIV / Hepatitis, taking place at the Savoy Hotel. The colloquium is being held under the theme “S’unir pour combler les écarts et arriver à Zero – nouvelles infections – nouveaux déces – discriminations. ”

CEPS as the platform for civil society is being represented by Board members as well as a representative from the secretariat.

Alongside the platform, CEPS member and non member organisation of civil society are also being represented. They include the National Council for Children (NCC), Campaign for Awareness, Resilience And Education (CARE), Alliance of Solidarity for the Family (ASFF), H.I.V. and AIDS Support Organisations (HASO), Centre D’Accuille de La Rosiere (CAR), Women in Action and Solidarity Organisation (WASO), Nurses Association ( NARS) and the Association for Media Practitioners Seychelles (AMPS).

The 14th Colloquium brings together all partners to discuss the status of HIV and Hepatitis in the region and to share their experiences and best practices. Civil Society is a key partner as the sector is also actively promoting prevention methods and supporting HIV/Aids patients through programmes and projects.

The colloquium will be conducted over the next three days and will come to a close on the 15th of October.

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