Africa CDC (PAVM): A sustainable and coordinated approach to biopharmaceutical manufacturing talent development

Africa CDC PAVM has identified three main challenges that must be tackled to effectively develop the required vaccine manufacturing workforce, and these include inadequate appropriate training programmes, brain drain, and sustainable financing. In order to maximise the utilisation of resources, Africa CDC in collaboration with several partners are establishing a sustainable and coordinated approach. In […]

O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law: Promoting Inclusion in Decision Making for Global Health Governance: Lessons from Africa’s New Public Health Order

The event will address equity in pandemic responses from the global, regional, national and community levels and the impact on health outcomes for the continent. Discussions will explore trends in decision-making for health emergencies, data collection, and reporting to determine the value of these processes and systems to individual Africans. A diverse range of experts […]

African Health Economics and Policy Association: Evaluating Policy, Legal and Governance Frameworks to Enhance African Research and Development Capacity: Feasibility of attaining the 60% Vaccine Manufacturing Goal in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic further reinforced existing inequities and prompted re-emergence of debates on scaling-up research and development (R&D) capacity for vaccines in Africa. In contribution to efforts that address inequitable access to vaccines in Africa, AfHEA, Africa CDC and UNECA will organize a side event at the margins of CPHIA to disseminate findings of research […]

African Population and Health Research Center: Catalyze Impact Program: Elevating African Research and Collaboration for Implementation Research

Join us at the APHRC Side Event during the 3rd International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2023) for our presentation titled ‘Catalyze African Research: Transforming African Research and Development.’ We will present the initiative objectives. Listen to Dembo Kanteh (WARIMA) and Dr. Nosa Orabaton (BMGF Program officer) as keynote speakers. We will showcase […]

Gavi CSO Constituency: Civil Society Dialogue Series: The Power and Potential of Civil Society in Building Resilient Health Systems

The Civil Society Dialogue Series, part of CPHIA 2023, spotlights civil society’s vital role in advancing immunisation initiatives, shaping policies, and securing a fully immunised future for Africa. The event aims to highlight CSOs’ achievements, address challenges, and forge a collaborative roadmap for future immunisation efforts. Key segments include a keynote address, panel discussions, interactive […]

GIZ: Integrated approaches to NTDs: Policy and Practice

More and more African countries are recording successes eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), but pressures on resources and the impacts of climate change make it critical to sustain efforts and continually improve solutions. “Integration” is critical for success but is a complex concept. Join our diverse expert panel presenting progress from African countries in planning […]

Amref Health Africa: A Paradigm Change in Ebola: National and Regional Leadership to Prevent Diseases of Epidemic Potential

In 2023, Africa CDC ranked and prioritized epidemic-prone diseases of risk for the continent, observing Ebola with the highest potential for disease severity, risk and epidemic potential. Governments across the Ebola belt are rising to prioritize preparedness to prevent the loss of human capital, especially in the health system, prevent intra-community and cross-border spread and […]

UNICEF: Improving the Journey to Health and Immunization: a practical workshop for human-centered design

Vaccination saves millions of lives and promotes healthier, better educated and more prosperous communities. However, under-vaccinated populations still exist for a range of reasons: there may be geographic, social, socio-economic or political factors, or other barriers that hinder vaccination. Systematically addressing barriers requires an understanding of individuals’ Journey to Health and Immunization. During this two-hour […]

LifeLine International: Reversing Africa’s suicide toll: legislative reform, prevention strategies, and crisis lines – a comprehensive and integrated approach with a youth focus

With escalating suicide rates across the continent, especially among young people, LIfeLine International will draw on the work of our 8 African and global Members that daily conduct lifesaving crisis line services to discuss how crisis lines can build community resilience and engage young people most at risk. With a focus on the role of […]