Early detection Response 10. As a new public health agency for the continent, how can Africa CDC best position itself to ensure sustainability and maximum impact in Africa’s public health arena? 11. In short: Describe the future of public health in Africa.
The Mass COVID-19 vaccination Campaign in the Democratic Republic of Congo reaches over 300,000 people
The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), with the support of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and implementing partners, recently conducted a two-week Rapid Results Initiative (RRI) COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign in April 2023. The campaign’s primary objective was to accelerate […]
To prioritise fungal diseases in mainstream programming in Africa requires a comprehensive evaluation of diagnostic and treatment capacity, an initiative that was taken by mycology practitioners in African Union Member States in collaboration with the Global Action for Fungal Infections (GAFFI) in 2021-2022 through an in-depth multi-country survey covering 18 different diagnostics for fungal diseases. […]
Africa CDC Digital Transformation Strategy to revolutionize and strengthen Public Health systems across the continent
Africa CDC recognizes the power of technology in improving healthcare outcomes, especially in low and middle-income countries. With the increasing penetration of mobile phones and other digital technologies in Africa, there is a unique opportunity to harness this potential and improve health outcomes for all Africans. “The digital transformation strategy represents a critical milestone in […]