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Knowledge Brokering Platform Launched to Support Health Systems in the African Region

This knowledge translation effort will ultimately help strengthen national and regional health system design and performance

The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners launched an online platform today to promote the exchange of evidence and experience across countries in the African region. By working to foster evidence-informed decision-making in an endeavor to re-engineer health service delivery, the initiative is expected to drive countries’ health system resilience…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

World Health Organization (WHO) urges greater COVID-19 vigilance in Africa as holidays near

After reporting a downward trend then a plateau, Africa has been experiencing a rise in cases since early October

With the end of year approaching and many African families planning get-togethers, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging countries to be on high alert for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases. This comes as nearly 20 countries in the region experience an uptick in cases. After reporting a downward…

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WHO Africa Online Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa

The media briefing is facilitated by APO Group

Please join an online media briefing with representatives from the World Health Organization (, Centre For the Aids Programme Of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), and International Organization for Migration. The briefing is on-the-record and it is an opportunity for you to ask questions about COVID-19. The media briefing is…