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Kenya : Africa CDC launched Eastern African Regional Collaboration Centre

The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on 1st October launched Eastern African Regional Collaboration Centre in Kenyan capital Nairobi to strengthen response to emerging public health challenges. The center will coordinate joint research, surveillance and clinical care for infectious diseases including COVID-19, malaria and yellow fever....
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Interview Edem Adzogenu “We as AfroChampions see COVID-19 as an opportunity to accelerate AfCFTA”

Edem Adzogenu, co-chair of the AfroChampions Initiative, takes a look back at the projects conducted in 2020. A year marked by the pandemic that was seen by the Initiative both as a test for a continent that must learn to " put hands together” and as an opportunity to accelerate the AfCFTA. A look back at AfroChampions' actions and...
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Covid-19 Spread begins to slow in Africa (Africa CDC)

On the continent, there has been an overall decrease in new coronavirus infections over the past two weeks, according to John Nkengasong, head of the Africa CDC (Center for Disease Control). This would indicate that Africa as a whole has entered the downward phase of the virus's spread, with the...