Pillar: Supply chain and stockpilling

Report on the Virtual joint Meeting of African Ministers of Health, ICT and Transport

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic in Africa continues to occur in waves with some countries already experiencing third and fourth waves. Whilst a recovery of sorts is underway, it requires concerted regional efforts to be sustained. The continued socioeconomic impacts of the pandemic vindicate the decision by the African Union Commission through the Africa CDC to …

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Medical PPE production in Africa: Promoting Local Manufacturers to support the COVID-19 Response (Workshop report)

Context: The global pandemic has highlighted fragility in international supply chains and the dependency of many African countries on imported personal protective equipment (PPE). Market pressures have also increased prices for imported supplies and put additional pressure on areas with limited resources for procurement. There is an urgent operational need to develop the domestic capacity …

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Africa CDC Annual Progress Report 2019

CONTENTS THE YEAR IN BRIEF ……………………………………………………………………………………. 2 REGIONAL COLLABORATING CENTRES (RCCs) ……………………………………. 4 PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTES AND RESEARCH …………………………………….. 5 REGIONAL INTEGRATED SURVEILLANCE AND LABORATORY NETWORK (RISLNET) ………………………………………………………. 7 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE …………………………………… 8 DISEASE OUTBREAK RESPONSE SUPPORT  TO MEMBER STATES ……. 9 LABORATORY SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS ………………………………………….. 13 SURVEILLANCE AND DISEASE INTELLIGENCE …………………………………… …

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Africa CDC COVID-19 Response Update, 31 May 2020

Graphic illustration of where we were with COVID-19 response as of 31 May 2020. 1- EPIDEMIOLOGIC UPDATE 2- EQUIPMENT SUPPORT TO MEMBER STATES 3- NUMBER OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS TRAINED 4- STRATEGIC ACTION UPDATE 5- PERSONNEL DEPLOYMENTS BY COUNTRY 6- AFRICA CDC TARGETS 7- COVID-19 tests conducted by Member States as of 31 July 2020  

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