The interventions taken by the NEPAD Agency in the fight against Ebola were a top priority at the NEPAD Steering Committee meeting yesterday. They are part of the African Union’s Response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa (ASEOWA).
The general consensus at the official opening of the pre deployment training of 170 Kenyan health workers on January 8, is that through solidarity, the continent will defeat the Ebola virus disease, that has so far claimed thousands of lives.
NEPAD Agency ABNE, in collaboration with Makerere University, Uganda and Michigan State University, organized a biosafety short course for African regulators in Kampala, Uganda, from 14 to 17 July 2014.
On International Mandela Day Professor Mzobanzi Mboya, Head of the NEPAD Education Programme devoted 67 minutes of his time to high school students in the townships of Mamelodi and Soshanguve in Pretoria.
While regulatory systems are essential for good health care because they ensure speedy access to safe, high quality and effective medicines, these systems however need be strengthened and harmonized in West Africa.
The NEPAD Agency and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understandingto develop a joint initiative that will address appropriate solutions for Africa’s changing population issues.