Eastern Africa RCC

Coordinates Africa CDC partnerships and activities in the 14 Member States in the Eastern Africa Region and has been involved in strengthening surveillance and laboratory systems and public health communications in the region

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The Eastern Africa Regional Collaborating Centre (EA-RCC) coordinates Africa CDC partnerships and activities in the 14 Member States in the Eastern Africa Region and has been involved in strengthening surveillance and laboratory systems and public health communications in the region. It has been implementing the fortnightly virtual meetings of ECHO in the region and supporting advocacy and consultations with Member States to ensure that public health interventions in the region are coordinated and better integrated. The RCC is involved in supporting response to disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies in Eastern Africa. Priority infectious diseases for the region include viral hemorrhagic fevers, including Rift Valley fever (RVF), which affects a large portion of the Member States.

The following countries are part of the Eastern Africa RCC region:

  • Union of the Comoros
  • Republic of Djibouti
  • State of Eritrea
  • Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Republic of Kenya
  • Republic of Madagascar
  • Republic of Mauritius
  • Republic of Rwanda
  • Republic of Seychelles
  • Federal Republic of Somalia
  • Republic of the Sudan
  • Republic of South Sudan
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Republic of Uganda

HOST COUNTRY

Kenya

REPRESENTATIVES
COORDINATOR
Dr David Soti
ASSISTANT COORDINATOR
Isabella Ayaah

CONTACT
africacdcrcceast@africa-union.org

ADDRESS

Africa CDC Regional Collaborating Centre for Eastern Africa
Afya Annex, 4th Floor
Kenyatta National Hospital
Nairobi, Kenya

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