Making A Difference In HIV Response In Cameroon

  • July 6, 2020

By: World Health Organisation Read the French version: Yaoundé, 22 June 2020 – Two days had gone by after Juliette* took an HIV test. When the 22-year-old student received the HIV positive result her world fell apart. “I was on my way home from school,” she recalls the

COVID-19 A Turning Point For Health Financing

  • July 6, 2020

By: Government of Rwanda Having adopted skills and expertise established to tackle the 2018 Ebola crisis, Rwanda has so far fundamentally controlled the spread of COVID-19. Soon after the COVID-19 outbreak in December 2019 and dreading its spread in the continent, Rwanda set up a multidisciplinary team to assess

Assessing the Status of Pharmaceutical Production in Africa

  • June 30, 2020

OPINION PIECE By: Dr. Margaret Agama-Anyetei: Head, Health Nutrition and Population, African Union Commission, Department of Social Affairs The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a number of shortcomings in securing critical medical supplies in many African countries. Global competition and inaccessibility coupled with the increase in export restrictions has

The Catalytic Framework: Africa’s Weapon to End Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome by 2030

  • May 19, 2020

OPINION PIECE By: Dr. Benjamin Djoudalbaye, Acting Head, Division of AIDS, TB, Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases, African Union Commission; and Head of Policy and Health Diplomacy at Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Published: In 2000, Africa was frightened to the core by AIDS. The epidemic caused