Call for Application: AMR Advocacy Photo Contest

The annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) provides a unique African-led platform for leaders across the continent to reflect on lessons learned in health and science and align on a way forward for creating more resilient health systems. Expanding the horizons of the conference once again, CPHIA 2023 will showcase how the […]

Bulletin épidémiologique mensuel des maladies à potentiel épidémique et autres urgences de santé publique, Mai 2023

Crises humanitaires dans la région Afrique centrale et la CEEAC • Impact de la crise soudanaise en République centrafricaine et au Tchad Après le déclenchement de la guerre au Soudan, un afflux de réfugiés soudanais et d’autres nationalités a été enregistré dans l’extrême-nord de la République centrafricaine (RCA), province de Vakaga ainsi que dans plusieurs […]

Le Cadre Juridique de la Biosécurité et de la Biosûreté pour les Etats Membres de l’Union Africaine

RÉSUMÉ L’évaluation externe conjointe de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) menée entre 2016 et 2019, l’Indice de sécurité sanitaire mondiale (GHSI) et les consultations régionales coordonnées par les Centres africains de contrôle et de prévention des maladies (CDC Afrique), une institution technique spécialisée de l’Union africaine (UA), ont mis en évidence des lacunes des […]

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) Campaign for Africa

Global theme: ‘Preventing antimicrobial resistance together’ BackgroundAntimicrobial agents1, including antibiotics, have saved millions of lives by substantially reducing the burden of diseases in people, animals, and plants and hence improving quality of life, contributing to better food security and safety, and aiding to increased life expectancy.However, the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in […]

Challenges and Opportunities for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in the COVID-19 Response in Africa: A Mixed-Methods Study

Abstract This research aimed to (1) assess the extent to which mental health and psycho-social support (MHPSS) was included in the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic in African countries, and (2) explore barriers and enablers to MHPSS integration into the COVID-19 response. A mixed-methods study, using an online survey and in-depth interviews, was conducted. […]

Africa CDC Non Communicable Diseases, Injuries Prevention and Control and Mental Health Promotion Strategy (2022-26)

Executive Summary Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) & injuries and mental health conditions constitute a serious impediment to achieving the vision of Agenda 2063 to build an integrated, prosperous, and peaceful Africa driven by its own citizens. Each year, these conditions cause millions of premature deaths and disabled lives across Africa. These conditions also lead to annual […]

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