Africa CDC Establishes the Examination and Certification Committee for the Regional Training and Certification Program for Biosafety and Biosecurity Professionals in the Africa Region

In May 2019, Africa CDC in collaboration with Africa Union Member States and its regional and international partners launched the Biosafety and Biosecurity Initiative whose goal is to strengthen the biosecurity and biosafety systems of African Union Member States to comply with the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005), the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), and United […]

Africa CDC Announces 2nd Annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022), 13-15 December 2022, Kigali, Rwanda

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (05 May 2022)| It is with great excitement that the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces its second Annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022), which will take place from 13-15 December 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference theme, Preparedness for future Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Recovery: […]

Le CDC Afrique annonce la tenue de la deuxième conférence internationale annuelle sur la santé publique en Afrique (CPHIA 2022), du 13 au 15 décembre 2022 à Kigali, au Rwanda

Addis-Abeba, Ethiopie (le 05 mai 2022) : le Centre africain de contrôle et de prévention des maladies (CDC Afrique) annonce la tenue de la deuxième Conférence internationale annuelle sur la santé publique en Afrique (CPHIA 2022), du 13 au 15 décembre 2022 à Kigali, au Rwanda. Cette conférence aura pour thème, “Reprise post pandémie : […]

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 […]

Africa CDC, Mastercard Foundation Partnership Announcement

MEDIA ADVISORY INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA WHAT: Launch of a Partnership between African Union, Africa CDC and the Mastercard Foundation SPEAKER(s): His Excellency Felix Antoine Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Chairperson of the African Union His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda and AU Domestic Health […]

Open call for the Design and Development of Crowdfunding platform for Africa CDC

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is the first continent- wide public health agency established with a mission to strengthen Africa’s public health institutions’ capabilities to detect and respond quickly and effectively to disease outbreaks and other health threats. TheAfrican Union COVID-19 ResponseFund was formed with the objective to raise resources […]

CEPI and the African Union join forces to boost African vaccine R&D and manufacturing

Oslo, Norway, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; April 13, 2021—The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the African Union Commission have today announced the signing of an memorandum of understanding, which aims to strengthen ties between the organisations and the Africa CDC—a specialised institution of the African Union responsible for the prevention and control of […]

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 […]