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Travel Advisory on the Launch of the AU Trusted Travel Platform for the Verification of COVID-19 Certificates for Zimbabwe

The Government of Zimbabwe has taken note of the growing prospect of another wave in the COVID-19 cycle in the region. Such a wave could be worsened by the circulation of dangerous new variants from overseas. Zimbabwe, like most countries, has tried to minimise the risk of disease importation from the onset of the pandemic …

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Africa CDC holds virtual meeting with African Group Permanent Representatives and Heads of African Union Missions in New York, Geneva, Brussels and Washington DC.

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 15 JULY 2021. Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has briefed the African group permanent representatives in the diplomatic and diaspora communities on status of acquisition and roll out of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa. The event which was held virtually brought together African Group representatives in Brussels, Geneva, New …

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Statement on the remarkable progress made by several African countries as part of the Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM)

The Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM) was launched by H.E Felix Tshisekedi, Chair of the African Union and President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, during a virtual summit hosted by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on 12-13th April 2021 under the theme …

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Wearing A Mask Still Matters: The World Rallies to Continue Masking to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

World Mask Week (July 12-18) is a global movement to encourage continued masking-wearing to reach the end of the COVID-19 pandemic July 12, 2021, Seattle, WA—Pandemic Action Network, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the African Union, 3M and over 50 global, regional, and local partner organizations announced today the launch …

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Africa CDC and MTN accelerate fight against COVID-19 with “One More Push” campaign

Complementing the ‘Adapted Africa Joint Continental Strategy for COVID-19 Pandemic’ of the African Union Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8 July 2021: The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and pan-African operator MTN Group today launched a joint campaign – “One More Push” – to encourage people across the continent to not give up …

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Africa CDC, African Union, WHO, The Rockefeller Foundation, Join the ‘One by One: Target Covid-19 Campaign’ to Launch ‘AfricaCovidChampions’

Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Uganda – 7th July 2021 — In order to combat the spread of misinformation and to mitigate the deadly spread of COVID-19, the One by One: Target COVID-19 Campaign, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the African Union and The Rockefeller Foundation have joined hands with celebrity influencers …

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Africa CDC et le Ministère de la Santé Publique renforcent les capacités des cliniciens camerounais en gestion des cas de COVID-19

Yaounde, 18 Juin 2021 – La capitale du Cameroun a accueilli du 16 au 18 juin dernier une équipe d’Africa CDC qui, en partenariat avec le Ministère de la Santé Publique à renforcer les capacités des cliniciens en Gestion des Cas COVID-19 dans les hôpitaux et les communautés. Ceux-ci venant des différentes régions du pays, …

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Africa CDC ramps up training on SARS-CoV-2 genomics and bioinformatics

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 22 June 2021 – Today, the Africa CDC and ACEGID have started a continent-wide training series on SARS-CoV-2 sequencing. The comprehensive hands-on training aims to strengthen Member States capacity to track the emergence and spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern. 17 candidates from 12 African Union Member States are currently attending the …

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