Media

Media are welcome to speak with spokespeople ahead of CPHIA 2021 and participate in the conference.

To register for CPHIA 2021 as a media representative, please click here.
See here for the conference embargo policy.

For all media enquiries, please reach out to:

Nekerwon Gweh
Communication & Media Engagement, Africa CDC
GwehN@africa-union.org

Chrys Promesse Kaniki
Public Health Analyst and Media Engagement, Office of the Director, Africa CDC
KanikiC@africa-union.org

Ouma Onyango
Senior Program Associate, Global Health Strategies
oonyango@globalhealthstrategies.com 

Press Releases

Conference opening (14 December)

Conference announcement (12 August)

Media Coverage

First International Conference on Public Health in Africa Closes with Urgent Call for a New Public Health Order
IHJN(Regional), 16 December 2021

Africa experts plan new public health order
New Vision (Uganda), 16 December 2021

Byanyima rallies Africa to stand up for its right to health
New Vision (Uganda), 16 December 2021

The first International Conference on Public Health in Africa underway
Zambia Daily Mail (Zambia), 15 December 2021

Africa rallied along COVID-19 to reexamine future pandemic responses
New Vision (Uganda), 15 December 2021

Public health in Africa: heads of state and experts share their visions
Neema Media (Ivory Coast), 15 December 2021

Kagame opens conference with call on Africa to own its Health systems
New Vision (Uganda), 15 December 2021

OPINION: Establish a new public health order in Africa
SciDev (Sub-Saharan Africa), 15 December 2021

OPINION: Mettre en place un nouvel ordre de santé publique en Afrique
SciDev (Afrique Sub-Saharienne), 15 December 2021

AU, Africa CDC Chart New Path For Public Health
The Tide (Nigeria), 15 December 2021

Invest in health systems, Rwandan President Paul Kagame tells African leaders
Nation( Kenya), 15 December 2021

Covid-19: First International Conference on Public Health in Africa underway
The Herald (Zimbabwe), 15 December 2021

AU says COVID-19 offers “historic opportunity” to build new public health order to counter future crises
China.órg, 15 December 2021

Africa CDC hosts the Inaugural Annual Conference on Public Health in Africa
IHJN (Regional), 14 December 2021

África quer nova ordem de saúde pública para garantir que não volta a ficar “no fim da fila”
dnoticias (Portugal), 14 December 2021

África quer nova ordem de saúde pública para garantir que não volta a ficar “no fim da fila”
Observador (Lisbon), 14 December 2021

Major international conference on public health opens in Addis Ababa today
The Patriotic Vanguard (Sierra Leone), 14 December 2021

Africa health conference begins today
New Vision (Uganda), 14 December 2021

Building a new public health order for Africa’s gain
SciDev.Net, 9 December 2021

Our Health special edition with Prof. Salim Abdool Karim
Our Health Benefits, 9 December 2021

Vaccination versus human rights
Zambia Daily Mail, 7 December 2021

African Union plans new public health order
New Vision (Uganda), 24 November 2021

How prepared is Africa for future pandemics?
New Vision (Uganda), 19 November 2021

Africa unity plotting for public health
New Vision (Uganda), 10 November 2021

Meet Africa’s trailblazing science hero and frontline warrior against Covid
Sunday Times (South Africa), 17 October 2021

1st International Conference on Public Health in Africa: 14-16 Dec 2021
République Tunisienne Ministère de l’Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, 12 October 2021

Live broadcast
News Central (Nigeria), 21 September 2021

Fighting a Pandemic While Launching Africa’s Health Revolution
The New York Times, 19 September 2021

How to build robust healthcare systems in Africa
CNBC Africa, 08 September 2021

Africa CDC roots for resilient health systems to boost pandemic response
Xinhua, 18 August 2021

The Cost of building Robust Health systems. M-Pesa crosses the 50 million active monthly users mark
CNBC Africa, 19 August 2021

COVID-19: How can Africa build robust public health systems?
CNBC Africa, 19 August 2021

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