The UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board called for stronger global solidarity and shared responsibility to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 during a thematic segment held on 28 October in Geneva, Switzerland.
African and international partners launch the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), a new initiative that aims to help drive Africa’s research agenda and build scientific capacity across the continent.
A technical team set up to oversee and provide guidance on the revision of the Africa Health Strategy 2007-2015 is meeting on 10- 11August in Durban, South Africa to revise the Africa Health Strategy due to expire at the end of 2015.
African countries need to prioritise investment and training in scientific research as a critical factor for economic growth and development, Professor Luke Mumba, Coordinator of NEPAD’s ASTII Initiative said earlier this week.
In a key milestone for scientific and health research in Africa, the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, endorsed the establishment of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) - a platform created by the AAS and the (NEPAD) Agency.