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 vehicle for…

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African Union Heads of State and Government commit to accelerate the implementation of International Health Regulations

Addis Ababa, 4 July 2017- Heads of State and Government meeting on Tuesday adopted the Declaration on Accelerating Implementation of International Health Regulations in Africa. The Declaration seeks to address the increasing public health events and recurrent epidemics on the continent and their huge socio-economic impact. Many African countries have not adequately implemented International Health Regulations to…

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African Union Heads of State and Government adopt new strategic framework to end AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030.

 

Endorse key initiatives to transform health systems and response to disease epidemics.

 

Addis Ababa, 5 July 2017- African Union Heads of State and Government on Monday adopted the AIDS Watch Africa Strategic Framework that will bolster the work of the highest level continental vehicle for joint action, advocacy and accountability towards ending AIDS, TB and Malaria. During the meeting the leaders endorsed th…

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AU congratulates Dr Tedros Adhanom on historic win as first WHO Director-General from Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 23 May 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, warmly congratulates Dr Tedros Adhanom on his election as the first ever Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) from the African region.

“The world has chosen a consummate global health statesman with a strong track record of embedding global public health and health security as a vital cornerstone of human development,” s…

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African Union Commission and UNAIDS discuss implementation of key continental policy frameworks on health

 L-R Her Excellency Amira El Fadil, AU Commissioner for Social Affairs and Michel Sidibé UNAIDS Executive Director

 

Map implementation of two major initiatives to transform health in Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 03 July 2017- The African Union Commission and UNAIDS met Monday to discuss the implementation of key continental policy frameworks including the recently adopted Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, Eliminate…

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