AU Experts deliberate on priority actions to end AIDS, TB and Malaria as public health threats by 2030
 
 
Support initiative to recruit 2 million community health workers to improve community health delivery systems
 
Conakry, 17 May 2017- Ahead of the meeting of African Heads of State and Government on 3 July 2017, experts working in AIDS, TB and Malaria adopted the AIDS Watch Africa Strategic Framework last week. The new strategy will further strengthen AIDS Watch Africa as the Heads of State and Government level continental v…

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African Union joins the world in commemorating World TB day and urges swift action to put TB under control

 

Addis Ababa, 27 March 2017- the African Union and partners on Friday joined the globe to commemorate the World TB Day with a call for renewed and united action to end TB. The African Union Commission is at the forefront of actively engaging Member States in accelerating the response towards AIDS, TB and Malaria. The fight against these three major pandemics and other infectious diseases remain high on the continental agenda.…

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African Union commends significant progress made in responding to AIDS in Africa

 Kara, Togo, December 2016: African countries commemorated the World AIDS Day this year with impressive results in the global fight against AIDS. The world has achieved the United Nations General Assembly Political Declaration Target of having 15 million people on treatment by 2015, nine months ahead of schedule, with 10.7 million people on treatment in Africa, up from fewer than 100,000 in 2002. As a result, AIDS-related deaths decreased by 48% between 200…

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African ministers set key priorities in health, population and drug control to harness the demographic dividend

 

 Call for increased investments in young people

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24 March 2017- African Ministers on Friday met for the statutory African Union Specialised Technical Committee meeting on Health, Population and Drug Control. The ministers from the three sectors committed to key actions needed to harness Africa’s demographic dividend. It is estimated that 68% of the population in Africa is under age 30 a…

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African parliamentarians commit to monitor implementation of the Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa by 2030

African parliamentarians commit to monitor implementation of the Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa by 2030

Embrace Africa Scorecard on Domestic Financing for Health in financial planning and expenditure tracking

PRESS STATEMENT

Midrand, 30 November 2016- Members of Parliament from the Portfolio Committees of Finance and Health met in Midrand, mid-November and pledged to support the implementa…

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