International Exchange Study Visit for improved and Strengthened Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System in Africa

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a growing and urgent threat in Africa. With nearly 1.3 million deaths attributed to AMR in 2019, Inadequate monitoring and control measures by governments have worsened the situation, hindering the prevention of resistant micro-organisms. If immediate action is not taken, millions of Africans are estimated to lose their lives to antimicrobial […]

Capacity building for South Sudan health emergency responders on the Incident Management System

As part of enhancing coordination and strengthening the response capacities in African’s Member States, Africa CDC support the capacity building for South Sudan national and sub-national public health emergency responders on incident management system. The training benefited 40 participants from national level and 39 participants from sub-national/states level. All the participants comes from human, animal, […]

Public Health Emergency Operations Centres (PHEOCs) Management Webinar Series

Course title – “Information Management”24 November – 21 December 2021 Public Health Emergency Operations Centres (PHEOCs) have proven to contribute to better coordination of preparedness and response efforts to public health crises. Functional PHEOC serve as hubs for coordinating the preparation, response, and recovery from public health emergencies and are critical for the implementation of […]

Training on the use of the Africa Volunteer Health Corps (AVoHC) Net tool

13 – 18 December 2021: Nairobi Kenya The AVoHC Net tool is a web-based application. It assists in the administration and maintenance of roster member Professional Expert Profile (PEP) accounts. The AVoHC Net holds a Professional Expert Profile (PEP) of current and past Africa CDC and Public Health Institute rapid response workforce. The tool was […]

2nd Training of Trainers Workshop on Public Health Emergency Operations Centre

29 November – 09 December, Nairobi Kenya Africa CDC in collaboration with partners organized a training of trainers workshop to equip the entire PHEOC and IMS surge staff with skills required in the PHEOC during response operations. The goal of this training is to contribute to strengthening of countries capacity for coordinating the preparation for […]