The Africa and Middle East Congress on Addiction (AMECA) partnered with the South African Addiction Medicine Society (SAAMS) this year to hold a conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

The conferences lasted two days. 31 August & 1 September 2018. The venue was the River Club, Liesbeek Parkway, Observatory, Cape Town.

Pro. Mustafa al’Absi noted during his opening remarks that “this is an important event and partnership that comes on the heels of recent AMECA activities in the region to empower and mobilize local efforts and organizations to pursue common interest in addressing addictive behaviors and related mental health comorbidity.”

For more information please visit the conference site here