University of Global Health Equity (UGHE and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation): Addressing Universal Health Coverage in Africa: An Implementation Science Approach

In partnership with Gates Ventures and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) conducted implementation research case studies on the Exemplars in Global Health project to understand how and why Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal, Peru, Nepal, and Bangladesh had exceptional performance in reducing under-5 mortality. (U5M) through implementation of evidence-based interventions […]

IFPMA and H3D Foundation: Powerful, locally driven partnerships for health innovation in Africa: How H3D and its Foundation are breaking barriers in innovation

H3D Foundation and IFPMA will co-organize a session focused on how the Holistic Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D), based at the University of Cape Town, and its Foundation are breaking barriers in health innovation through powerful, locally driven partnerships.  From collaborations to accelerate African drug discovery and API manufacturing to those that build young […]

Zambia National Public Health Institute /  Zambia Field Epidemiology Network: Zambia Field Epidemiology Network (ZAFENET) Role in Emergency Preparedness and Response, Through Workforce Development and Health Systems Strengthening – Prioritizing FETP Alumni to Lead Public Health Emergency Response

A side event hosted by the Zambia Field Epidemiology Network (ZAFENET), an association of the Zambia Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) graduates at various levels, whose mission is to give health systems and organizations quick access to qualified public health emergency professionals. The side event will cover topics such as how to encourage professional growth […]

Africa CDC: Strengthening Continental Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) and Social Behaviour Change (SBC) Architecture: Preparing Communities for the Next Pandemic

Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) is a critical component of public health emergency preparedness and response. In May 2020, at the height of COVID-19, the Africa CDC together with its Member States, WHO and key partners established the Public Health Risk Communication and Community Engagement Community of Practice for Africa (PH-RCCE-CoPA) to strengthen the […]

World Health Organization: Evidence and lessons from the Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme, and next steps for malaria vaccines in Africa

Rollout of the first malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS01, in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi through the landmark Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP) to nearly 2 million children since 2019 has resulted in substantial reduction in severe illness and child deaths. This side event will present full MVIP results after 46 months of vaccination, countries’ reflections on lessons […]

Africa Health Business and Pfizer: Action oriented respectful partnerships for public health in Africa: Partnerships for access to medicines

To establish a new public health order in Africa, collaborative and action-oriented partnerships are essential across the entire healthcare ecosystem, involving researchers, manufacturers, policymakers, and healthcare professionals from government, NGOs, development partners, and the private sector. The proposed discussion session aims to unite stakeholders from multilateral organizations, philanthropies, private and public sectors, and civil society […]

Africa CDC: Accelerating COVID19 Vaccination and Harmonizing Vaccine Pharmacovigilance in Africa: Action oriented partnerships to support Member States

Join us at the side event during the 3rd International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) on November 27th, 2023, in Lusaka, Zambia. Hosted by the Africa CDC Pharmacovigilance workstream, this event will focus on accelerating COVID-19 vaccination in Africa and harmonizing vaccine pharmacovigilance. With panel discussions featuring esteemed Directors of Public Health, Africa […]