Africa CDC at the World Vaccine Congress, Europe

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is a bronze sponsor of the World Vaccine Congress Europe and will be actively participating under the overarching theme “Vaccines for a Healthy Future from 16- 19 October 2023 at Fira de Barcelona Montjuic in Barcelona, Spain.  Africa CDC and will contribute to high-level discussions on topical issues as follows:

  1. Can we build global vaccine production capacity in time for the next pandemic? 09:40 CET on Tuesday 17th October 2023 Key speaker Akhona Tshangela, Program Coordinator for PAVM, Africa CDC
  2. Africa’s move towards local manufacturing on the continent -Our framework and action plan by 2040:  11.00 CET Wednesday 18th of October Key Speaker Akhona Tshangela, Program Coordinator for PAVM, Africa CDC
  3. Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and Bacterial Vaccines:  15:00-15:30 CET Wednesday 18th October Key speaker Dr Yewande Alimi, AMR and One Health Unit Lead, Africa CDC

Africa CDC will also be exhibiting at the congress and we invite you to explore our significant contributions to the vaccine value chain, including the Partnership for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM), the Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative, and Institute of Pathogen Genomics (PGI). Our exhibition booth will serve as a vibrant hub where you can delve into the pioneering work of Africa CDC.

Prepare to be inspired, informed, and engaged as we collectively strive for a healthier future through vaccination. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the impactful work of Africa CDC at the World Vaccine Congress Europe 2023!

About the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is a continental autonomous Public Health agency of the African Union which supports Member States in their efforts to strengthen health systems and improve surveillance, emergency response, prevention and control of diseases.

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16 October 2023 – 19 October 2023


Africa CDC


Barcelona, Spain