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Of the estimated 36.7 million people living with HIV/AIDS globally in 2015, 25.6 million live in sub-Saharan Africa. Also, 1.37 million (65%) of 2.1 million new infections that occurred worldwide in 2015 occurred in sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Sahara continues to bear the greatest burden of HIV infection. If we want to...

Annual Report 2017

The global health landscape is changing. In less than two decades, the world has registered some of the most momentous advances against infectious diseases. Global partnerships against epidemics such as HIV, tuberculosis and malaria have galvanized remarkable amount of goodwill and resources that have significantly reduced the burden of these...

Contact: Carol Nawina: carolnawina@gmail.com  + 260 97 7960043 Rosemary Mburu: rosemary@wacihealth.org  +254 711 308858 Emmanuel Etim: info@africahealthplatform.org + 251 912 623 935   Drug Resistant TB: Time to Act is now Tuberculosis is killing more people than any other infectious disease; close to two million people died from TB last year. The rise...

President Donald Trump has reinstated the Mexico City Policy – an abortion-related requirement prohibiting foreign non-governmental organizations that receive U.S. funding from using their resources on abortion or abortion advocacy. But other countries, led by The Netherlands, have moved swiftly to try minimize the impact of the Trump’s order. The...

A growing wave of nationalism is sweeping across the West and demanding a sharper focus on domestic issues and lesser engagement abroad. For global health investments in Africa, which have been heavily supported by international funding, these happenings call for increased domestic investments in health and other areas of development....

Nairobi, May 17-18 2016. In commemoration of the 2016 World AIDS Vaccine Day, representative civil society groups from the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region convened to re-invigorate and accelerate Civil Society Action on investments and innovation in AIDS Vaccine Research and Development among other New Prevention Technologies (NPTs). The...

Hope and Momentum in Maputo

The Mozambican city of Maputo, naturally endowed with one of the longest Indian Ocean coastline, is beautiful and inviting. Being in Mozambique the week of 19-22 April, was exciting. First, perhaps because of the calming breeze and waters of the Indian Ocean and second because of the possibilities I encountered...

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