Statement by H.E Dr. Jean Kaseya, Director General of Africa CDC, on the African Vaccination Week

The goal of the African Vaccination Week is simple yet profound:  The week focuses on emphasizing the importance of protecting every person’s right (particularly every child, woman and entire community) from vaccine-preventable diseases by strengthening immunization programs across the African Region. Under the slogan ‘Vaccinated communities, Healthy communities’, Africa Vaccination Week aims to keep immunization […]

Addressing Regulatory Challenges to Advance Local Manufacturing in Africa

Local manufacturing and access to health products represent strategic pillars of the health and security agenda for the African continent. African leaders pledge to increase the share of vaccines, medicines, and diagnostics locally manufactured in Africa to 60% by 2040. This vision will be achieved by establishing a sustainable vaccine development and manufacturing ecosystem underpinned […]

Joint Statement on the Africa CDC and United States New Joint Action Plan

On November 28, on the sidelines of the Third International Conference on Public Health in Africa in Lusaka, Zambia, the frica Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and the U.S. government announced a Joint Action Plan to advance a shared vision to strengthen public health systems and deliver improved health outcomes in Africa. […]

Conference on Public Health in Africa 2023: Opening Remarks by H.E. Dr. Jean Kaseya, Director-General, Africa CDC on 27 November 2023

H.E President Hakainde Hichilema, President of Zambia H.E Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia Hon Sylvia Masebo, Minister of Health, Zambia Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization Prof Margaret Gyapong, Director of the Institute of Health Research, University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) and CPHIA 2023 Co-Chair Distinguished Guests,Ladies […]

H.E. DG’s Opening Remarks for the Africa CDC’s Youth Pre-Conference:

Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed delegates, distinguished guests, and most importantly, the vibrant and dynamic youth leaders of Africa, It is with great pleasure that I stand before you today at the opening of the Youth Pre-Conference on the margins of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa. This gathering marks a momentous […]

Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC Remain Committed to Saving Lives and Livelihoods

Joint Statement of the Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC in Response to Devex Articles of 3rd October 2023 October 5, 2023 The Saving Lives and Livelihoods Initiative is rooted in shared goals of strengthening public health institutions and improving public health and health security on the African continent. The Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC remain […]

Africa CDC & WHO welcome UK’s support to address health challenges

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO), and the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO EMRO) extend their profound appreciation to the United Kingdom government for the recent announcement of its transformative commitment to enhancing global health made during the […]

Déclaration d’Africa CDC sur l’obtention par Revital Healthcare EPZ Ltd de la préqualification de l’OMS pour les seringues autobloquantes à activation précoce

Les Centre Africains de Prévention et de Contrôle des Maladies (Africa CDC) sont ravi de féliciter Revital Healthcare EPZ Ltd. pour avoir franchi une étape importante dans l’excellence Manufacturière Africaine. Cette année, Revital Healthcare EPZ Ltd. est devenue la première entreprise africaine à obtenir le statut de préqualification (PQ) de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé […]