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The Torch Caravan, an initiative of the Global Fund@20, spreads light and hope throughout Africa.  In addition to passing the torch, eight countries reflected on the Global Fund's impact on reducing disease burdens and building sustainable systems for health care.  The highest level of participation has been achieved by civil...

Several health services have been negatively affected by COVID-19 outbreaks, partly due to overburdened systems. In low- and middle-income countries with high rates of HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria, disrupted services could result in premature deaths over the next five years.   During the largest epidemic in history, the WHO has...

Yokohama, 30 August 2019. TICAD is a platform for discussing important issues related to Africa’s development, and a process that allows all TICAD partners — African Union Member States, Japan, co-organizers and other development partners, private sector and civil society — to come together for the further development of the...

The World Breastfeeding Week, which runs from August 1 to 7, annually aims at focusing attention on the need to mothers to breastfeed their infants exclusively for the first six months of life. This year’s theme was’ Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet’. Unfortunately, unacceptably high number of women do not...

On 4 December 2019, on the sidelines of ICASA, WACI Health in partnership with GFAN Africa and civil society partners organized a meeting at the Marriott Hotel, in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss sustainable health financing in Africa. The meeting was opened by Honorable Dr Nyemazi Jean Pierre the Permanent Secretary,...

15th April 2020. President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S.—the largest funder of World Health Organization—has decided to suspend funding to the body in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic is unjustifiable and dangerous. Now is not the time to reduce WHO resources or any other global health organization in the...

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