Special Press Briefing on the launch of Africa CDC Ministerial Executive Leadership Programme (MELP)

MEDIA ADVISORY Special Press Briefing on the launch of Africa CDC Ministerial Executive Leadership Programme (MELP) INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA OVERVIEW: On the margins of the 36th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, Africa CDC will convene a high-level Ministerial Forum and perform the official launch of the Africa CDC Ministerial Executive Leadership Programme, […]

The Africa Union COVID-19 Vaccination BINGWA Initiative | Africa CDC initiative to speed and scale up COVID-19 vaccination in Africa

INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES OVERVIEW:The fight against COVID-19 is a race against the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2, hence, implementing a combination of effective and robust COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, with good public health measures are the available tools to get Africa to midwife the continent out of the pandemic.In February 2022, at the African Union (AU) […]

Africa CDC to launch the Implementation of the Saving Lives and Livelihoods Program in the Southern Africa Region

INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES WHAT: Southern Africa Regional Launch for the Implementation of the Saving Lives and Livelihoods Program: “Meeting the African Union Goal of Vaccinating 70% of the Continent’s population.”WHEN: 11 November 2022TIME: 9:00am (UTC+2)WHERE: Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka, ZambiaWHY: The main goal of this launch is to enhance the African Member States […]

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) Campaign for Africa

Global theme: ‘Preventing antimicrobial resistance together’ BackgroundAntimicrobial agents1, including antibiotics, have saved millions of lives by substantially reducing the burden of diseases in people, animals, and plants and hence improving quality of life, contributing to better food security and safety, and aiding to increased life expectancy.However, the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in […]

High-level Side Event at the AU Mid-Year Coordination Meeting

Invitation to representatives of the media OVERVIEW: A High-level side event under the theme: “Strengthening Public Health Emergency Operations Centres in Africa: A Call to Action”. Happening on the side-lines of the 41st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union and the 4th Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the AU and the Regional […]

Call to Community Radio Journalists for a Four Day Training on Health Communication in Africa

The Africa CDC in partnership with the UNESCO, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters – Africa (AMARC– Africa) and Eastern Africa Community Media Network (EACOMNET) would like to invite community radio journalists to apply for a four-day training (physical) on health communication in Africa.The requirements are as follows:• Should be a journalist working with […]