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How do we forge a shared path toward universal health coverage in Africa?

he Action Agenda from the UHC movement, which was developed to inform the preparation for the UN high-level meeting taking place in September 2023, calls for greater and governed multi-sectoral engagement that advances universal health coverage (UHC). This blog highlights how the launch of the UHC Delivery Lab at the African Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) in March aligns …

Sierra Leone’s determination to stem maternal and child mortality

Freetown ‒ Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the world, with 717 mothers dying annually for every 100 000 live births as of 2019 (DHS, 2019). One of the primary contributing factors is delayed first visits to health facilities by mothers-to-be. Provision of quality preconception, antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal …

WHO supports scientifically-proven traditional medicine

Brazzaville – The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes innovations around the world including repurposing drugs, traditional medicines and developing new therapies in the search for potential treatments for COVID-19. WHO recognizes that traditional, complementary and alternative medicine has many benefits and Africa has a long history of traditional medicine and practitioners that play an important …

WHO condemns abduction of colleague in Mali

Bamako – World Health Organization (WHO) deplores the abduction of Dr Mahamadou Diawara, who was taken by unidentified assailants from his car on 23 January 2023 in the town of Menaka in northern Mali. Dr Diawara, deployed by WHO in Menaka since the beginning of 2020, has been leading efforts to provide medical care to …