Africa Health Conference 2019: Media Coverage
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Africa Health Conference 2019: Media Coverage

GLOBAL COVERAGE (10 articles)

  1. Devex (United States), WHO launches new guideline for community health workers, by Christin Roby (14 March)
  2. The Hindu Business Line (India), Doctor on call, by Shriya Mohan (14 March)
  3. The Hindu Business Line (India), Why the African model may be the right prescription for India, by Shriya Mohan (13 March)
  4. The Hindu Business Line (India), Why India must chew on African model in health innovations, by Shriya Mohan (12 March)
  5. Financial Times (England) FT Health: Health organisations slow to tackle inequality, by Darren Dodd (8 March)
  6. International Health Policies Newsletter (Belgium), AHAIC conference in Kigali (8 March)
  7. Devex (United States), Achieving UHC in Africa requires support for most vulnerable, experts say, by Christin Roby (7 March)
  8. La Repubblica (Italy), Salute in Africa, le scelte politiche comuni per raggiungere la copertura sanitaria universale entro il 2030 (6 March)
  9. Vita (Italy), In Ruanda per la salute di tutta l’Africa (5 March)
  10. Xinhua (China), Kenyan campaigners root for youth inclusion in universal health agenda (27 February)

 

 

REGIONAL COVERAGE (13 articles; 1 pick-up)

  1. CNBC Africa, The current state of healthcare in Tanzania (14 March)
  2. CNBC Africa, Community involvement key to achieving health targets (14 March)
  3. CNBC Africa, How sustainable is Africa’s health sector? (13 March)
  4. CNBC Africa, Why women must take the lead in Universal Health Coverage (12 March)
  5. CNBC Africa, Lessons from Rwanda’s health achievements (12 March)
  6. CNBC Africa, This is how technology can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa (12 March)
  7. CNBC Africa, Improving health financing in Africa (7 March)
  8. CNBC Africa, How a strong primary healthcare could accelerate universal health coverage in Africa (7 March)
  9. CNBC Africa, Private sector urged to invest in health sector to achieve UHC in Africa (7 March
  10. CNBC Africa, Uganda State Minister of Health speaks on challenges, plans to improve health system (7 March)
  11. CNBC Africa, Making Universal Health Coverage a reality in Africa (6 March)
  12. CNBC Africa, What’s the state of universal healthcare in Africa? (5 March)
  13. AllAfrica, Rwanda Targets S.$74 Million From Conference Tourism This Year, by James Karuhanga (13 February)

 

PRESS RELEASE PICK-UPS (14 articles)

  1. Africa-News, African Leaders Commit To Bold Targets And Urgent Action To Advance Universal Health Coverage (8 March)
  2. AllAfrica, African Leaders Commit to Bold Targets and Urgent Action to Advance Universal Health Coverage (8 March)
  3. The African Progressive Economist, African Leaders Commit To Bold Targets And Urgent Action To Advance Universal Health Coverage (8 March)
  4. Igihe, African leaders commit to bold targets to advance universal health coverage at the close of the Africa Health Agenda International Conference 2019 (8 March)
  5. Igihe, AHAIC 2019 : Les dirigeants africains décidés d’accroître la couverture de soins de santé

universels à la femme africaine (8 March)

  1. AllAfrica, Africa: Amref Health Africa and Rwanda Ministry of Health Host the First-Ever Global Conference Focused on Universal Health Coverage in Africa (6 March)
  2. Modern Ghana, AMREF Health Africa And Rwanda Ministry Of Health Host First-Ever Global Conference (6 March)
  3. All Africa, Africa: Universal Health Coverage – Rwanda Urges African Govts To Fund Healthcare (5 March)
  4. Nigeria 70, Africa: Universal Health Coverage – Rwanda Urges African Govts To Fund Healthcare (5 March)
  5. Daily Trust, Universal Health Coverage: Rwanda urges African govts to fund healthcare (5 March)
  6. Latest Nigerian News, Africa: Universal Health Coverage – Rwanda Urges African Govts To Fund Healthcare (5 March)
  7. Ghana Nation, Africa: Universal Health Coverage – Rwanda Urges African Govts To Fund Healthcare (5 March)
  8. Africa-News, Africa: Universal Health Coverage – Rwanda Urges African Govts To Fund Healthcare (5 March)
  9. Pulse, Amref Health Africa and Rwanda’s Ministry of Health partner to host the first-ever global conference focused on Universal Health Coverage in Africa (5 March)

 

 

IN-COUNTRY COVERAGE (56 articles; 9 pick-ups)

Burkina Faso:

  1. Midway, Couverture sanitaire universelle: les progrès et les difficultés en discussion à Kigali, by Boureima Sanga (5 March)

 

Congo:

  1. Agence D’Information D’Afrique Centrale, Sante: Cent cinquante experts vont se reunir Kigali, by Rock Ngassakys (25 February)

 

Cote d’Ivoire:

  1. Fraternité Matin, Financement de la santé: La Côte d’Ivoire est “loin de l’objectif de 15 % fixé

 par la Déclaration d’Abuja de 2001″, by Isabelle Somian (5 March)

  1. Fraternité Matin, Africa Health 2019 : L’évènement a débuté à Kigali ce mardi, by Isabelle Somian (5 March)

 

Ethiopia:

  1. The Reporter Ethiopia: Healthcare convention doubles down on universal coverage for Africa, by Samuel Getachew (9 March)
  2. Walta Information Center, Ethiopia receives UHC Ministerial Championship Award (6 March)

 

Kenya:

  1. Citizen Digital, How drones are saving lives in Rwanda, by Saida Swaleh (17 March)
  2. Citizen TV, Transporting medicine in Rwanda, by Saida Swaleh (16 March)
  3. Citizen TV, Ndege ndogo zasambaza dawa na damu Rwanda, by Saida Swaleh (16 March)
  4. Kenyan Digest, Africa promises to accelerate progress toward UHC as Kigali meeting ends (8 March)
  5. The Star, Africa promises to accelerate progress toward UHC as Kigali meeting ends, by John Muchangi (8 March)
  6. Citizen TV, Citizen TV’s Saida Swaleh wins top African award for health journalism, by Rachel Ombaka (7 March)
  7. Business Today, Kenyan journalists scoop top health journalism awards, by BT reporter (7 March)
  8. Radio Rahma, Wadau wakutana Rwanda kujadili mfumo wa afya kwa wote Afrika, by Ali Nariri (5 March)
  9. NTV, Kongamano la afya Afrika laandaliwa kujadili jinsi ya kupunguza gharama ya matibabu, by Eunice Omollo (5 March)
  10. Citizen TV, Kongamano la Afrika kuboresha huduma za afya, by Saida Swaleh (5 March)

 

Malawi:

  1. The Nation, Malawi recognised on ending child marriages, by Yvonnie Sundu (7 March)

 

Niger:

  1. Le Sahel, Conférence internationale à Kigali sur le programme de la santé en Afrique (Africa Health 2019) : La CSU, un investissement judicieux et un objectif réalisable, by Fatouma Idé (8 March)

 

Nigeria:

  1. Pulse, 4 Lucrative ways the private sector can help improve healthcare in Africa, by David Adeleke (14 March)
  2. New Telegraph, Rwanda targets $74 million from conference tourism (9 March)
  3. The African Progressive Economist, African Leaders Commit To Bold Targets And Urgent Action To Advance Universal Health Coverage (8 March)
  4. Nigeria News Today, Toyin Saraki Speaks on Social Accountability At Africa Health Conference In Kigali, Rwanda (8 March)
  5. Premium Times, #AHAIC2019 – DRPC, NIPPs Lead Nigerian Delegation to Rwanda for Major Health Conference, by Ebuka Onyeji (6 March)
  6. Premium Times, #AHAIC2019 (LIVE UPDATES): Nigerian delegation holds session to bridge child, family health funding gaps, by Ebuka Onyeji (6 March)
  7. Pulse, A healthcare expert tells us the benefits of Universal Health Coverage and how to make it widely accepted in Africa, by David Adeleke (14 February)

 

Rwanda:

  1. Nonaha, Africa brainstorms for Universal Health Coverage, by Christophe Hitayezu (7 March)
  2. Igihe, Perezida Kagame yagenewe igihembo cy’umuyobozi ushyigikira gahunda zo kugeza ubuvuzi kuri bose, by Evariste Nsengimana (5 March)
  3. Kigali Today, Perezida Kagame yashimiye abamugeneye igihembo ku bwo guteza imbere ubuvuzi (5 March)
  4. Taarifa, Africa Mobilises For Universal Health (5 March)
  5. Imvaho Nshya, 90% bafite ubwishingizi bw’indwara, duhangayikishijwe n’abatabufite – Dr Gashumba, by Mugisha Benigne (5 March)
  6. KT Press, Kagame Awarded Universal Health Coverage Award by Amref, by Daniel Sabiiti (5 March)
  7. The New Times, Government seeks partnerships to roll out more youth centres, by Marie-Anne Dushimimana (4 March)
  8. KT Press, Experts Expose Loophole in Health Care Funding In Africa, by Daniel Sabiiti (3 March)

 

Senegal:

  1. EnQuete Plus, La priorité aux femmes, by Viviane Diatta (12 March)
  2. Sud Quotidien, LES ACTEURS S’ENGAGENT A RELEVER LES FINANCEMENTS, by Denise Zarour Medang (8 March)
  3. Sud Quotidien, LE SENEGAL ABSENT DES OBJECTIFS D’ABUJA, by Denise Zarour Medang (7 March)
  4. La Vie Sénégalaise, SANTÉ EN AFRIQUE : Seuls 6 pays consacrent 15 % de leur budget à la santé (6 March)
  5. EnQuete Plus, Seuls 6 pays consacrent 15 % de leur budget à la santé, by Viviane Diatta (6 March)
  6. Le Quotidien, Kigali : La Couverture Sanitaire Universelle Comme Objectif D’africa Health 2019

(6 March)

  1. Agence de Presse Sénégalaise, Kigali : La Couverture Sanitaire Universelle Comme Objectif

 D’Africa Health 2019 (5 March)

 

Tanzania:

  1. The Citizen, Angalia Hatua kwa Hatua Rwanda Ilivyofanikiwa Katika Sekta ya Afya, by Hereith Makwetta (13 March)
  2. IPP Media, Invest in women, girls` health to explore UHC benefits, by Kenneth Simbaya (11 March)
  3. Daily News, Cervical cancer testing vital, women told, by Meddy Mulisa (8 March)
  4. The Citizen, Over 11m fall into poverty after settling medical bills, by Herieth Makwetta (8 March)
  5. IPP Media, AMREF calls for renewed commitment to achieve Universal Health Coverage (7 March)
  6. IPP Media, Africa Health Agenda International Conference-2019 kicks off in Kigali, by Getrude Mbago (7 March)
  7. Mwananchi, Afrika yakutana kujadili huduma za afya kwa wote, by Herieth Makwetta (5 March)
  8. Mwananchi, Kagame bingwa Afrika kufanikisha afya kwa wote, by Herieth Makwetta (5 March)

 

  1. The Exchange, Africa counts on youth to achieve universal coverage, by Chacha Mwita (28 February)

 

Togo:

  1. Africardv, Le Rwanda plaide pour le financement de la couverture maladie en Afrique, by Aureline Aholo (6 March)

 

Uganda:

  1. Edge, Bebe Cool, Africa youth discuss health care in Rwanda (5 March)
  2. New Vision, East African Youth Attend Health Conference in Kigali, by Agnes Kyotalengire (5 March)
  3. MBU, Bebe Cool impresses at the Universal Health Coverage Conference in Kigali, by Josh Ruby (5 March)
  4. New Vision, Universal Health Coverage: Why we need multi-sectoral collaboration, by Lilian Magezi (5 March)
  5. ChimpReports, Health Workers despise us – Kabale Youths, by Geoffrey Tugume (4 March)

 

Zambia:

  1. Times of Zambia, Address barriers in Women Health Care, by Moses Chimfwembe (11 March)

 

 

OPINIONS AND BLOGS (8 articles; 1 pick-up)

  1. Alliance for Healthy Communities, Three reasons to be optimistic for UHC’s future post-AHAIC 2019, by Juliette Delman-Lagot (13 March)
  2. UNAIDS, Africa — Achieving health coverage without compromising on quality, by UNAIDS (8 March)
  3. Global Health NOW, Africa’s Path to Universal Health Coverage (6 March)
  4. Elsevier, Q&A: Amref leader on why universal health coverage is crucial for Africa, by Domiziana Francescon (4 March)
  5. AllAfrica, Three Promising Pathways to Universal Health Coverage in Africa, by Jean Kagubare (4 March)
  6. NCD Alliance, UHC on the NCD café menu at Amref Africa health agenda 2019, by NCD Alliance (19 February)
  7. Devex, Achieving UHC in Africa requires focus and collaboration from the private sector, by Carla Kriwet and Githinji Gitahi (9 January)
  8. Thomson Reuters Foundation, Can Rwanda be the blueprint for delivering primary health care?, by Githinji Gitahi (30 October)

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