17
Dec

Unite for Universal Health Coverage: Now is the Time for Collective Action

 UHC Youth Movement Mobilization Event Amref Health Africa and the co-conveners of the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (Africa Health 2019) Youth Pre-conference celebrated International Universal Health Coverage Day on Thursday 13 December 2018 at Amref International University. The event, “Youth in UHC Movement Mobilisation,” built momentum towards the launch of the #Youth4UHC Movement that...
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17
Dec

When health and opportunity knocks: Live Well brings health products to the doorsteps of rural Zambians in an innovative partnership between GSK, Barclays and CARE International.

Laurie Lee, CEO, Care International UK As in many parts of Africa, Zambia’s healthcare system is hugely stretched and relies on a vast network of unpaid community health workers. These volunteers provide valuable health education and advice but there is only so much they can do if medicines or even basic health-improving products such as...
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14
Dec

Strengthening Strategic Health Purchasing in Sub-Saharan Africa to drive Universal Health Coverage

Have you ever wondered how to access information and experts on strategic purchasing in Africa? Look no further! The Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Centre (SPARC) is a new initiative that will link government agencies, academic institutions and NGOs implementing strategic purchasing across Africa. Born out of a partnership between Results for Development (R4D) and Amref...
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10
Dec

AVIS AUX MÉDIAS: Conférence internationale pour le programme de santé en Afrique 2019

AVIS AUX MÉDIAS Conférence internationale pour le programme de santé en Afrique 2019 2030 Maintenant (2030 Now) : une action multisectorielle pour parvenir à la couverture de santé universelle en Afrique Accès • Qualité • Financement • Responsabilité   La Conférence internationale pour le programme de la santé en Afrique (AHAIC) — Africa Health 2019 — se tiendra...
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10
Dec

Media Advisory: Africa Health Agenda International Conference 2019

Africa Health Agenda International Conference 2019 2030 Now: Multi-sectoral Action to Achieve Universal Health Coverage in Africa Access • Quality • Financing • Accountability   The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) 2019 – “Africa Health 2019” – will take place from 5-7 March 2019 at the Kigali Convention Center in Rwanda. Africa Health 2019...
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30
Oct

Can Rwanda be the blueprint for delivering primary health care?

As Rwanda’s case demonstrates, it is possible for even a low-income country to provide publicly financed, quality health services to all Githinji Gitahi is Group CEO of Amref Health Africa and Global Co-Chair of UHC2030. Twenty years ago, I was a young doctor trying to make a difference in my local community in Nairobi, Kenya. Back then,...
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