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Strengthening HPV Awareness in Africa: The Impact of Community-Led Initiatives

March 20, 2024|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus worldwide. It is a virus with global health implications and is a significant threat to Africa, where cervical cancer is [...]

Amref Health Africa in Canada appoints Navin Singh as new Executive Director

November 13, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

November 13, 2023 Amref Health Africa in Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Navin Singh as our new Executive Director, effective November 13, 2023. Bringing over two [...]

The world hopes to enact a pandemic treaty by May 2024. Will it succeed or flail?

September 28, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

https://newsroom.amref.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/20230921_atc_the_world_hopes_to_enact_a_pandemic_treaty_by_may_2024_will_it_succeed_or_flail.mp3 At the height of the pandemic, world leaders proposed a bold idea. They envisioned a pandemic treaty that would obligate countries to work together to prevent future health emergencies [...]

Gavi outlines plans to build a sustainable supply of malaria vaccines

April 27, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Following successful pilots, 2023 will see countries start to prepare for the rollout of the world’s first malaria mass vaccinations; however, long-term supply and affordability remain a challenge. A new [...]

International Youth Day 2022 – Intergenerational solidarity: creating a world for all ages

August 12, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: |

Photo by Jeroen van Loon Nairobi, Kenya: August 12, 2022: The world’s youth population is 1.2 billion strong – a number that is projected to grow by 7% to [...]

Amref Health Africa Appointed by Gavi as the new Civil Society Organization (CSO) Host

April 27, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Gavi Civil Society Organization (CSO) Constituency is a diverse group made up of over 4,000 CSOs from around the world aimed at ensuring that every child and person [...]

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