Warmest congratulations to Dr. Eduardo Samo Gudo and Dr. Morenike Oguan Alex-Okoh on their appointments as Chair and Vice-chair of the Advisory and Technical Council of Africa CDC, respectively.

As the Director-General of Africa CDC, I take immense pride in witnessing this leadership transition. Dr. Gudo, your remarkable expertise in Immunology and Virology and your invaluable contributions to medicine and public health in Mozambique make you an outstanding candidate for this esteemed role. Your continued leadership in the Africa CDC Southern Africa Regional Technical […]

Déclaration de S.E. Dr. Jean Kaseya, Directeur Général du CDC Afrique, sur l’annonce par Gavi de la décision du Dr. Muhammad Pate de décliner sa nomination comme prochain PDG de Gavi.

Suite à l’annonce récente de Gavi concernant la décision du Dr. Muhammad Pate de décliner sa nomination en tant que prochain PDG de Gavi, j’ai eu une conversation le 26 juin avec mon estimé collègue et frère, le Dr. Pate, concernant sa décision de donner la priorité au service de son pays. Je comprends et […]

Statement by H.E Dr. Jean Kaseya, Director General of Africa CDC, on Gavi’s announcement on Dr. Muhammad Pate’s Decision to decline his Appointment as the next CEO for Gavi.

Following Gavi’s recent announcement on Dr. Muhammad Pate’s decision to decline his appointment as the next CEO for Gavi, I had a conversation on 26th June with my esteemed colleague and brother, Dr. Pate, regarding his decision to prioritize serving his country. I wholeheartedly understand and respect his choice to dedicate his efforts to Nigeria […]

The Transition Beyond the Acute Phase of COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa

WHO Lifts the Status of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) On May 5, 2023, more than three (3) years since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), the status was lifted. The Emergency Committee on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) […]

Statement from Africa CDC on the Pandemic Fund[1]

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 15 February 2023 – Africa CDC welcomes the call by the Pandemic Fund on 3rd February 2023, seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for potential projects to be funded under its first Call for Proposals. Africa CDC further encourages African Union (AU) Member States to actively participate in the Pandemic Fund activities and […]

Statement on the 1st Africa CDC Youth Pre-Conference

UNDER THE THEME “MEANINGFUL YOUTH ENGAGEMENT FOR ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE HEALTH SECURITY IN AFRICA” 10-11 DECEMBER 2022 A side event at the margins of the 2nd International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022) BACKGROUND Africa continues to experience the highest incidence of public health emergencies annually. Therefore, the African Union Heads of State, Governments, […]

Joint Statement on Dose Donations of COVID-19 Vaccines to African Countries

29 November 2021| Addis Ababa| Geneva. Building on lessons learned from our collective experience with dose donations over the past several months, the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and COVAX wish to draw the attention of the international community to the situation of donations of […]