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Africa CDC gets new heads

Dr Jean Kaseya’s Challenge: Advancing Public Health in ‘Post-COVID’ Era Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Nine months after John Nkengasong left Africa CDC to head PEPFAR, the African Union has now elected a Director General for the continent’s leading public health institution who has the task of finding new ways to …

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New public health order for Africa

 Leaders want investment, respect for continents health knowledge SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Union Commission and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have called on governments, multilateral organizations, philanthropies, the private sector, and civil society organisations to support the full implementation of Africa’s New …

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Improving health emergency management

WHO, CDC and the Ministry of Health train 70 Emergency Responders  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have trained over 70 emergency responders in Uganda. The two-week training, which began on July 12, …

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Risk of monkeypox to public “extremely low”: Expert

Los Angeles, U.S. | Xinhua | The recent clusters of monkeypox infections in the United States and around the world have drawn great concern from scientists. But the risk of monkeypox to the general public is “extremely low” at the moment, and there is “no cause for panic,” a leading epidemiologist …

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