African Ambassadors in Japan commit to increased role in advancing Africa’s health agenda

By Tawanda Chisango1

Ahead of the Universal Health Coverage conference mid-December in Tokyo the African Union, the Global Fund and Friends Japan along with the African diplomatic corps organised a meeting to discuss key priorities for Africa’s health agenda and fostering partnerships with the Government of Japan. During the meeting African Ambassadors and the Government of Japan committed to continue to be advocates for mobilising resources and exp…

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African Union and partners call for continued shared responsibility and global solidarity to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030


Abidjan, 08 December 2017- The African Union and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria on Wednesday jointly organised a satellite symposium on domestic health financing. Despite significant progress in responding to the AIDS epidemic Africa confronts the world’s most acute public health threats that remain largely underfunded. After decades of underinvestment the continent need sustained i…

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New data demonstrate Africa’s great strides in the AIDS fight but more effort needed to reach 2030 targets


Addis Ababa, 21 July 2017- Latest results released by UNAIDS Thursday show that through shared responsibility and global solidarity Africa has made greater strides in the fight against AIDS and is on track to achieve set targets if investments are increased. The results come at a time of many competing development priorities and the levelling of development assistance for health. The African Union is pushing for incre…

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African Union commends new Global Fund results in responding to AIDS, TB and Malaria

Urges sustained political commitment to support the life-saving work of the Fund


Addis Ababa, 21 July 2017- The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria on Thursday announced new results that show an up-scale in the live saving programmes of the global financing mechanism. The Global Fund-supported programmes play an important role in supporting national AIDS, TB and Malaria programmes across Africa as well contributing to strengthened he…

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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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