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 […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Access virtual conference

We, African Union Ministers of Health and Heads of Delegation gathered on 24–25 June 2020 for the virtual conference to develop a vaccine strategy for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Africa. Preamble RECALLING the Heads of State and Government’s Declaration in July 2013 at the African Union Special Summit on HIV, TB and Malaria in […]