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By Joy Phumaphi, ALMA Executive Secretary

The 2014 to 2016 Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone led to a massive increase in malaria-related illnesses and deaths. Reports estimated that malaria deaths in these countries far exceeded those from Ebola. Severe disruption of routine healthcare services due to national lockdowns, overstretched healthcare workforce and disruption of travel and supply chains is common during the COVID 19 crisis. WHO modelling indicates that there could be a doubling in malaria deaths … Read more

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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

Open Letter to All Mothers in Africa (May 10)
By: Her Excellency Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil, Commissioner Social Affairs, African Union Commission
Dear Fellow Mothers in Africa,
A new dawn has arisen where our sanity, livelihoods and health systems are challenged now more than ever. Not so long ago we were pursuing prosperity and good health and now, we are balancing working remotely, running a household and taking on the role of primary educator – all with access to significantly
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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

Official Statement: International Nurses Day (May 12)
By: Her Excellency Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil, Commissioner Social Affairs, African Union Commission
Today, the African Union Commission joins the world to commemorate International Nurses Day in support of the invaluable contribution of nurses to the prosperity of health care delivery systems across the globe. At the onset, the Commission pays respect and tribute to all the nursing staff who have lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their care, value and dedication
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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

Official Statement: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (June 19)
By: Her Excellency Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil, Commissioner Social Affairs, African Union Commission
On this International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the African Union Commission salutes survivors of sexual violence and other powerful authorities in Africa for raising their voice against the atrocities of sexual violence in conflict.

For over a decade, the international community has raised its voice against sexual violence,

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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

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:https://openventio.org/wp-content/uploads/The-Catalytic-Framework-Africa%E2%80%99s-Weapon-to-End-Acquired-Immune-Deficiency-Syndrome-by-2030-HARTOJ-7-132.pdf

In 2000, Africa was frightened to the core by AIDS. The epidemic caused extensive loss of lives on the continent (1). This crisis stood the chance of dividing us, but it did not. As the African Union (AU) reflects on where we have … Read more

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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

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

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:https://openventio.org/wp-content/uploads/The-Catalytic-Framework-Africa%E2%80%99s-Weapon-to-End-Acquired-Immune-Deficiency-Syndrome-by-2030-HARTOJ-7-132.pdf

In 2000, Africa was frightened to the core by AIDS. The epidemic caused extensive loss of lives on the continent (1). This crisis stood the chance of dividing us, but … Read more

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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

Official Statement: International Nurses Day

By: H.E. Amira Elfadil Mohamed, Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union Commission

Today, the African Union Commission joins the world to commemorate International Nurses Day in support of the invaluable contribution of nurses to the prosperity of health care delivery systems across the globe. At the onset, the Commission pays respect and tribute to all the nursing staff who have lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their care, value and dedication will be honoured … Read more

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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

Press Release

Heads of States and Government from African Union Member States Endorse the Cairo Declaration on Viral Hepatitis. 

14 February 2020 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Draft Cairo Declaration on Viral Hepatitis has been endorsed for implementation by Heads of State and Government of the African Union Member States gathered at the just concluded 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly held at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Declaration was first endorsed by the Ministers of Health … Read more

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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

With 2030 around the corner, it is time to formulate firm ambitions.

Editorial by H.E. Mrs Amira Elfadil Mohamed, Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union Commission

Hope for an Africa free of disease burden is the only one thing that keeps us rising back up after every public health crisis we have encountered as a continent. Countries and communities have come together over the years to mobilize financial resources, instigate innovations and participate in designing health services that meet … Read more

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Faire la différence dans la lutte contre le VIH au Cameroun

Par: L’organisation Mondiale De La Santé

Yaoundé, 22 juin 2020 – Deux jours étaient passés depuis que Juliette* avait effectué un test de dépistage du VIH. Lorsque l’élève de 22 ans a reçu le résultat positif, son monde s’est écroulé.

“Je rentrais de l’école”, dit-elle en se souvenant de cet événement capital qui a eu lieu il y a près de vingt ans. “Je me suis arrêtée à la clinique pour prendre mes résultats. Quand j’ai entendu ces mots … … Read more

Digital Solutions To Combat The COVID-19 Pandemic In Sub-Saharan Africa

By: PharmAccess

OUR APPROACH
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa continues to grow -currently 52 countries in the continent are seeing the virus spread to regions beyond the capital cities- local, innovative solutions are needed to help curb the impact. To quote Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa: “Tackling cases in rural areas that often lack the resources of urban centres will pose an immense challenge for already strained health systems in Africa.”

To build a … Read more

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