Africa CDC: 2nd Annual African Health Diplomacy Symposium  

The 2nd Annual African Health Diplomacy Symposium will be held under the “Theme: Global Health Diplomacy; the African Perspective” This symposium will delve into discussions on the historical progress and current status of health diplomacy in Africa and also address possible ways to enhance continental capability on Global Health Diplomacy including training and capacity building […]

The COVID Treatment QuickStart Consortium: Lessons for Establishing Test and Treat Programs to Deliver Lifesaving Treatments for COVID-19 and Other Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed significant global inequities in access to medical interventions. The COVID Treatment QuickStart Consortium , Zambia Ministry of Health, Africa CDC, and USAID all launched efforts to accelerate access to oral anti-virals and stand up test-and-treat capabilities across multiple countries. This event, co-hosted by the COVID Treatment QuickStart Consortium (including Duke University, […]

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 […]

VillageReach: Advancing UHC: Community Insights to Action

 Primary health care (PHC) systems that provide equitable access to promotive, preventive, and curative care are essential to achieving universal health coverage (UHC). However, up to 615 million people in Africa cannot access the health services they need. This session will explore practical approaches for building routine systems to integrate community insights to drive PHC […]

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 […]