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    • Opening remarks for the one year commemoration of the Saving lives and Livelihoods initiative
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Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative hits one-year milestone

The historic initiative – the largest public health partnership between a global philanthropic organization and an African institution – has proven to be catalytic

A year ago, the Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC (www.AfricaCDC.org) launched the Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative – a now $1.5 billion partnership with four key objectives: To purchase COVID-19 vaccines for at least 65 million people To drive millions more vaccinations by enabling the delivery and administration of vaccines. To…

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Tropical Storm Ana Hits hard five countries in the Southern Africa Region

As of 27 January 2022, this disaster has caused displacement of more than 121,000 people across the four provinces of Niassa, Nampula, Zambézia, Tete, Sofala and Manica

On Tuesday January 22nd, 2022, the tropical storm Ana formed over the Indian Ocean started moving westwards, passing over northern Madagascar and crossed over to Mozambique and subsequently reached Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The tropical storm then made landfall on the 24th of January 2022 in the five countries. The…

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Capacity building for South Sudan health emergency responders on the Incident Management System

The training benefited 40 participants from national level and 39 participants from sub-national/states level

As part of enhancing coordination and strengthening the response capacities in African’s Member States, Africa CDC support the capacity building for South Sudan national and sub-national public health emergency responders on incident management system. The training benefited 40 participants from national level and 39 participants from sub-national/states level. All the…

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African Heads of State and Health Experts Convene Virtually for the First International Conference on Public Health in Africa

Historic conference will address the latest in COVID-19 research and learnings as the world grapples with the emergence of Omicron

Today the African Union (AU) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) opened the first international Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2021), with over 10,000 participants expected from 140 countries around the world. Over three days, 14-16 December 2021, the conference will feature presentations from African…

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Coronavirus: The Africa CDC Joins the Global Citizen Live Concert to Push for Vaccine Equity

They join a list of incredible hosts donating their time and talent to this once-in-a-generation, 24-hour worldwide event

Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong, and Head of the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, Strive Masiyiwa to Address Vaccine Equity and Production Needs to Tackle COVID-19. Ms Bonang Matheba and Nomzamo Mbatha to are set to host th Global Citizen Live on the Great…