The Pilot of A New, Shorter Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment

  • June 28, 2021

TB treatments are notoriously hard to adhere to, and a shorter regimen is here to offer a breakthrough. People at high risk of developing tuberculosis will soon access a once-weekly pill that prevents TB bacteria from developing into a contagious case. The rollout continues in five AU Member States:

Launch of the Global AIDS Strategy (2021-2026)

  • June 28, 2021

In June 2021, the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) released a new global AIDS strategy for the next five years. The Strategy sets out evidence-based priority actions and bold targets to get every country and every community on track to end AIDS as a public health threat


  • May 12, 2021

Official Statement: International Nurses Day 2021 By: H.E. Amira Elfadil Mohamed – Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, African Union ‎Commission 12 May 2021, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The health and well-being of individuals, families, and societies in Africa is fundamental to ‎the continent’s prosperity. Nurses and