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16 Jan 2018 description

Disaggregating disease prevalence by gender can go a long way in addressing the continent’s health problems.

Africa has the highest prevalence of communicable diseases in the world – both in terms of mortality (death) and morbidity (illness). This phenomenon has consequences for the health of both women and men, and increased gender mainstreaming in health programmes can help tailor solutions.

10 Feb 2015 description

The recently concluded African Union (AU) summit, from 23 to 26 January 2015, which concluded with the adoption of Agenda 2063 – the continent’s blueprint for development – once again gave African leaders and international role players an opportunity to engage on pressing issues affecting the continent.

While the theme of the summit was ‘Women’s empowerment and development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063’, peace and security unsurprisingly dominated both the agenda and the high-level sideline meetings, with mixed results.

13 Jan 2015 description

Dans ce numéro

■ Vues d’Addis

  • La réponse de l’UA face à la situation au Burkina Faso soulève d’importantes questions, notamment sur la réaction rapide et le rôle de l’armée.

■ À l’ordre du jour

  • Le CPS a tenu une réunion publique afin de discuter de l’envoi prévu de 1 000 professionnels de la santé dans les zones affectées par le virus Ebola.

■ Analyse de situation