The wife of the Vice President, Samira Bawumia, has praised civil society organizations and movements their efforts towards the advancement of public health globally.

Representatives of about hundred (100) health-sector civil society organizations, community-based organizations, and key vulnerable population networks from twenty-four English-speaking African countries, have converged in Accra, for the 3RD annual Anglophone Africa Community, Rights and Gender Platform meeting.

EANNASO in collaboration with the Tanzania TB Community Forum, Kibong’oto Infectious Diseases Hospital, Simanjiro District Tuberculosis and Leprosy Coordinator and Mererani Health Center observed World TB Day on March 24 in Mererani, Tanzania.

The theme of World TB Day 2018 was “Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world”. The theme focused on building commitment to end TB, not only at the political level with Heads of State and Ministers of Health, but at all levels from Mayors, Governors, parliamentarians and community leaders, to people affected with TB, civil society advocates, health workers, doctors or nurses, NGOs and other partners. All can be leaders of efforts to end TB in their own work or terrain.

Addis Ababa/Geneva, 26 January 2018 – African nations must renew their commitment and strengthen instruments to attain a malaria-free Africa by 2030, leaders heard today at a high-level briefing held on the margins of the 30th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa.

ABIDJAN — For infants born with HIV, a rapid introduction to necessary treatment is often the lifeline between whether a child will live or die. The recent introduction of a life-saving, point-of-care diagnostic technology in sub-Saharan Africa could become a global solution to preventing infant deaths from HIV.

The Chairperson of the EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers of Health and Minister of State Health in the Republic of Uganda Sarah Opendi has said that the region is committed to eliminate HIV/AIDs and preventable maternal and child deaths by 2030.