National and Regional Strategies Supporting Cancer Care for Women under UHC

National and Regional Strategies Supporting Cancer Care for Women under UHC Frameworks Article Summary: Governments across Africa provide a pre-specified set of healthcare services to a distinct population using a pool of funds as part of a “benefits package.” However, comprehensive cancer services are not provided by any country in the region, and effective health…

Session Four: Recognising African Leaders in Advancing Women’s Health on the Continent

Session Four: Recognising African Leaders in Advancing Women’s Health on the Continent The session seeks to recognise leaders who have radically improved health indicators, visibility, and the positioning of women in Africa. These champions can be found in all sub-sectors of Africa’s healthcare system; the private, public and development sectors. Key areas of discussion will…

Session Three: Solutions Towards Aging Women’s Health Challenges

Session Three: Solutions Towards Aging Women’s Health Challenges The session seeks to provide an advocacy and action framework for solutions towards aging diseases in women in Africa. Key areas of discussion will be: • National and regional strategies supporting NCDs for women under the UHC frameworks. • Awareness of NCDs among women and the challenges…

Session Two: Women’s Empowerment through RMNCH

Session Two: Women’s Empowerment through RMNCH The session seeks to provide an advocacy and action framework for radically improving progress toward women’s empowerment through better RMNCH services in Africa. An important conceptual framework is the continuum-of-care approach in two dimensions. One dimension recognizes the links from mother to child and the need for health services…

Session One: Reducing the Cancer Threat for Women

Session One: Reducing the Cancer Threat for Women The rising incidence of cancer in Women in Africa can no longer be overlooked, and urgent government funding and public-private partnerships are needed to help control the growing cancer burden. These programs will benefit not only the population at risk but also the economy of these countries…

Discussion Takeaways: Africa’s Readiness for the Covid-19 Vaccine Drive

Discussion Takeaways: Africa’s Readiness for the Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Article Summary: On 8th April 2021, Africa Health Business held a discussion on Africa’s readiness for the COVID-19 vaccine, with participants representing Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health, COVAX, the Africa CDC, BroadReach, Astral Aviation and Amref.  The experts on the panel gave a summary of the current…

Health Business Investment in Africa

Health Business Investment in Africa Article Summary: On Thursday 25th March 2021, Africa Health Business convened a group of stakeholders from the African investment space, representing the African Development Bank (AfDB), MyDawa, GE Health, Metropolitan Hospital, and Chemonics International, to discuss investment in the health sector, including challenges faced, opportunities presented, and specific areas of…

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