Africa CDC Inaugural One Health Conference

Increasing globalization, urban density, ease of travel, animal movement, environmental changes and habitat overlap between humans and animals, all provide opportunities for the emergence and spread of diseases that adversely impact both human and animal health, prosperity, and food security. COVID-19 and Ebola virus disease are two recent examples of how these various factors have […]

1st International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA2021)

The 1st International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA), which was postponed earlier this year due to COVID-19, will now take place virtually from 14-16 December 2021. The conference offers a unique platform for African researchers, policymakers and stakeholders to share scientific findings and public health perspectives and collaborate on research, innovation and public […]

Preparing for the Fair, Equitable and Timely Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines In Africa

The African Union, through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), has taken a leadership role in developing the continent’s strategy for development and access to a COVID-19 vaccine. Leading up to the World Health Assembly in May 2020, H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, Chairperson of the African Union and President of the Republic […]

VIRTUAL KICK-OFF EVENT & PANEL DISCUSSION

Date: Monday, 23 November 2020Time: 6.00 pm EAT | 3.00 pm GMT | 4.00 pm SAST | 4.00 pm WAT Connect to the event through this link: https://zoom.us/j/91657111736?pwd=TEQxY0pEYlpXUldCWjBZcXFCZGQzZz09Meeting ID: 916 5711 1736Passcode: 072567 Speakers Dr John NkengasongDirector, Africa Centres forDisease Control and Prevention Gabrielle FitzgeraldCEO and Founder, PanoramaCo-founder, Pandemic Action Network Aya ChebbiAfrican Union Youth […]

Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme

The African Union Commission launched the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) – Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme on 25 May 2020 in partnership with the Kofi Annan Foundation, following its approval by the Governing Board of Africa CDC in March 2018. The aim is to support aspirational public health leaders […]