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    7th Africa Conference on
    Sexual Health and Rights

    Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa:

    The Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    8-12 FEB 2016 | ACCRA, GHANA

Why you should attend

The conference is part of a long-term process of building and fostering regional dialogue on sexual health and rights that leads to concrete actions and enhance stakeholders’ ability to influence policy and programming in favour of a sexually- healthy continent.

Build alliances

Alliance building, capacity enhancement and learning exchange for improved policy, legal and programme management on sexual and reproductive rights.

Dialogue on sexuality

Plan and conduct a communications strategy around the conference in order to produce dialogue on issues of sexuality, sexual health and sexual rights.

Enhance civil society’s role

Disseminate international declarations, charters and guidelines to civil society organizations to enhance their role in promoting sexual and reproductive rights.

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Submit an Abstract

The Conference Scientific Committee is pleased to invite abstracts (oral presentations and posters) exploring the overall theme of the conference. We encourage work that introduces new ideas and/or concepts, new research findings and advances in the Sexual and Reproductive Health field, including analysis of both success and failure. Submission deadline extended to 30 September, 2015.

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About Ghana

Akwaaba is an expression you will hear often as you travel through Ghana. It means “Welcome!” And you will be. With its welcoming beaches, gorgeous hinterland, rich culture, vibrant cities, diverse wildlife, easy transport and affable inhabitants, Ghana is often described as West Africa’s golden child.


Visa and Airport Transfer

The conference secretariat will assist delegates with obtaining visa to Ghana. For information about applying for a visa, visit the Ghana Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration website www.mfa.gov.gh or contact your local Ghana High Commission. Delegates needing visa should submit a request to the conference secretariat as soon as they pay their registration fee. Kotoka International Airport, located in Accra, is Ghana’s premier international airport. Air connection to Accra is very easy and many hotels in Accra provide airport transfer service.


Hotel Accommodation

Conference partner hotels will be announced shortly. Participants are solely responsible for making their accommodation arrangements and are encouraged to do so directly with the partner hotels as soon as possible. Other accommodation options are being explored and the information will be made available soon.

ICPD Beyond 2014 Initiative Aimed at Engaging African CSOs

The African Federation for Sexual Health and Rights (AFSHR) is pleased to announce the ICPD Beyond 2014 initiative aimed at engaging African Civil Society Organisations in advocacy, particularly at national level, for the full implementation of the ICPD POA and Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights information and services for all. African civil society organizations wishing to be a part of this initiative are requested to complete a survey.

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Conference Partners

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