Beyond COVID-19: Strengthening Africa’s health systems to address current & future health priorities

About The Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and African countries’ response strategies must also evolve to reflect new and ongoing health priorities, challenges, and opportunities. As countries shift from crisis response to long-term control strategies, the integration of COVID-19 management into broader health systems is critical for achieving health equity and health security.

Join Africa’s leading health experts and policymakers for a discussion on how we can sustain momentum around pandemic preparedness, equitable recovery, and COVID-19 vaccination in Africa — while also ensuring that other health issues and deadly diseases are prioritized.​

  • Speakers


    • Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, Acting Director, Africa CDC
    • Dr. Githinji Gitahi, Group Chief Executive Officer, Amref Health Africa
    • Dr. Abdou Salam Gueye, Regional Emergency Director, WHO AFRO
    • Dr. Paul Ngwakum, Regional Health Adviser, UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa
    • Prof. Francisca Mutapi, Professor in Global Health Infection and Immunity and co-Director of the Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh; Deputy Director, Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) Partnership
    • Dr. Norah Obudho, East Africa Program Director, WomenLift Health
    • Sara Jerving, Senior Reporter, Devex
    • Jabulani Sikhakhane, Editor, The Conversation Africa


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