20
Mar

Africa Health Conference 2019: Media Coverage

GLOBAL COVERAGE (10 articles) Devex (United States), WHO launches new guideline for community health workers, by Christin Roby (14 March) The Hindu Business Line (India), Doctor on call, by Shriya Mohan (14 March) The Hindu Business Line (India), Why the African model may be the right prescription for India, by Shriya Mohan (13 March) The...
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25
Feb

GSK and Amref Health Africa

30 years ago, Amref Health Africa and GSK joined forces to distribute bed nets to communities at risk of malaria. Since then, we have worked together continuously, supporting hundreds of communities across Eastern and Southern Africa on HIV prevention, sanitation, and non-communicable disease prevention projects. In 1998, we introduced the ground-breaking Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Education...
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25
Feb

Introducing GSK’s Frontline Health Worker Partnership; a multi-sectoral approach to training health workers and strengthening health systems across Africa.

GSK, CARE International UK, Amref Health Africa and Save the Children   The Frontline Health Worker programme is a partnership between GSK, Amref Health Africa, CARE International and Save the Children, working to tackle the chronic global shortage of health workers, expected to rise to 18m by 2030.[i] In one of the largest private sector-NGO...
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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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