Published: 12 October 2020
Maintaining the Momentum in Addressing Tuberculosis in the Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa. We have seen how the world has come together to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, however it is imperative to ensure that essential services and operations for dealing with the long-standing health problems such as TB continue so as to protect the lives of people with TB and other diseases. Providers of essential health services, including national programmes to combat TB, need to be actively engaged in ensuring an effective and rapid response to COVID-19 while ensuring that TB services are maintained.
Published: 06 August 2020
The African Union Development Agency- NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD) in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), The International Labour Organisation (ILO), East Central and Southern Africa-Health Community (ECSA-HC), Department of Health South Africa, the National Institute For Occupational Health South Africa and OSH-Africa, successfully launched a series of 12 COVID-19 Workplace Response Trainings for all sectors of the economy. The well received trainings took place from 18 May 2020 till 10 July 2020 with over 2158 participants joined the trainings from 33 countries across Africa.
Published: 06 July 2020
Latest SATBHSS Quarterly 2020 Bulletin detailing quarterly key success stories, media coverage and case studies.
Published: 10 June 2020
AUDA-NEPAD in partnership with the African Union, Department of Health South Africa, The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and partners will be hosting its AUDA-NEPAD 3rd series of COVID-19 Workplace Response Trainings on Occupational Safety and Health for all sectors.
Published: 10 June 2020
AUDA-NEPAD in partnership with the African Union, Department of Health South Africa, The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and partners will be hosting its AUDA-NEPAD 2nd series of COVID-19 Workplace Response Trainings on Occupational Safety and Health for all sectors.
Published: 10 June 2020
ECSA-HC Launches Online Webinars in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Published: 25 May 2020
Given that more than 70% of African countries’ population visit a facility at least once per year to seek health care and prevention services, healthcare care facilities play a critical role in controlling the outbreak. Poor IPC practices during this pandemic has a potential to fuel the spread of the virus among healthcare and the communities. In response, ECSA-HC has organized a series of webinars aimed at providing: i) a summary of recommendations for practical implementation and integration of IPC for COVID – 19 in the existing structures at health facilities; ii) best practice to maintain high standards of infection control in resource limited facilities; and ii) practical guidance for strengthening ongoing implementation of IPC standards in a diversity of settings, namely, healthcare facilities, isolation centres and in the community.
Published: 20 May 2020
AUDA-NEPAD in partnership with the African Union, Department of Health South Africa, The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and partners will be hosting a series of COVID-19 Workplace Response Trainings on Occupational Safety and Health for all sectors.
Published: 18 May 2020
Latest policy briefs by SATBHSS Project implementing countries; Zambia, Malawi, Lesotho, Mozambique, as well as ECSA-HC & the African Union Development Agency -NEPAD.
Published: 18 May 2020
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