• Date

    14/12/2021 - 16/12/2021

  • Time

    3:00-6.00 EAT

  • Location


  • Organisation

    Africa Union and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention


Conference on Public Health in Africa – A New Public Health Order in the 21st Century

The inaugural Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2021) comes at a critical time on the continent and in the world. COVID-19 has strained health systems globally, and with limited access to vaccines in Africa, the pandemic has laid bare deep inequities in access to healthcare and scientific innovations. CPHIA will create a unique platform where African researchers, policymakers and stakeholders can share perspectives and research findings in public health, while ushering in a new era of strengthened scientific collaboration and innovation across the continent.


Conference tracks
Track 1 – Epidemiology of SARS-COV-2, virology, prevention and clinical management

Track 2 – Vaccine advocacy, production and distribution

Track 3 – A new public health order for Africa in the context of public health emergency

Track 4 – Assessing the response to COVID-19 in Africa to prepare for future health threats

Track 5 – COVID-19 and equitable health system strengthening in Africa

Track 6 – Digitalisation, modelling and analytics to support an effective public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Track 7 – Agenda 2063: whole-of-society – private sector, community and leadership – approach in combatting COVID-19 and other emerging diseases

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