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1st International Conference on Public Health in Africa

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in December 2019 in China. It has infected over 19 million people and caused more than 700,000 deaths globally. The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted endemic disease programmes in Africa, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, routine immunization, and non-communicable diseases. It has contributed to …

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Africa Against Ebola Forum

Background The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is witnessing the second largest world Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which started about one year ago. As of today, the current EVD has killed over 1,700 individuals and continues to increase. Moreover, after a yearlong fight against EVD in an armed conflict zones in Eastern DRC, the …

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Strengthening Epidemic Preparedness and Response in Africa

Objectives: To discuss ongoing work on vaccine development for Lassa fever, Rift Valley Fever and Ebola and partnerships to promote coordinated response to strengthen existing capacity in epidemic preparedness and response in Africa. Key Discussions Areas: How to align CEPI’s vaccine development and Africa CDC’s public health efforts to improve epidemic preparedness and response capacity …

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