Professor Monique Marks
Research Professor, Durban University of Technology
Monique Marks is a Research Professor at the Durban University of Technology. She is also one of the co-directors of the Bellhaven Harm Reduction Centre in Durban. This centre provides a range of low-threshold harm reduction interventions to low-income and homeless people with a heroin use disorder. Monique is the author of 7 books and over 60 peer reviewed articles.
11:30-13:00 7 December
Thematic session I./a Grassroots Communities, Science and Social Justice: Science for more effective and humane drug policies
When evidence isn’t acknowledged – slow government uptake of harm reduction in South Africa.
Research Professor at the Durban University of Technology. Co-director of the Bellhaven Harm Reduction Centre in Durban. Co-convenor of South Africa’s first OST Demonstration Project.