African Union Collaborates with Partners to Eliminate Child Stunting in Africa
Picture Courtesy of UNICEF
24 March 2014Upcoming Events
A high-level discussion organized by the African Union Commission, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development; the Economic Commission for Africa; and the United Nations World Food Program - “Towards Eliminating Child Stunting for Inclusive and... MORE
African Ministers of Health to meet in Angola
14 March 2014Upcoming Events
The African Union Commission, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, will organize the First Joint Meeting of African Ministers of Health in Luanda, Angola, to take place from the 14th to 17th April 2014.              The Meeting will... MORE
Special Summit on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Abuja+12)
12 July 2013Upcoming Events
The Abuja +12 Summit will be held in Abuja, Nigeria from 12 to 16 July 2013. Under the theme “Ownership, Accountability and Sustainability of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Response in Africa: Past, Present and the Future’’, the special summit... MORE
Symposium: “Returns on Investments of Maternal Health: Family Planning 2020 and CARMMA”
01 June 2013Past Events
Within the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, CARMMA will be featured in an important symposium on family planning and maternal health.  For more details, read more:   Background and Rationale for the Symposium: Building on... MORE
Experts' Meeting on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Addis Ababa, 24-26 April 2013
24 April 2013Past Events
The African Union recognizes fully the status of women’s and maternal health in Africa and that improved health is central to social and human development which is critical for equitable and sustainable economic growth and development. The Union... MORE
The Sixth Conference of African Union Ministers of Health: Increase Support for Neglected Tropical Diseases!
22 April 2013Past Events
The Sixth Session of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Health (CAMH6) was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 22 to 26 April 2013, under the theme “The Impact of Non-Communicable diseases (NCDs) and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) on... MORE
The Sixth Session of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Health
A young woman has a checkup in Accra - photo courtesy of MamaYe, by Nana Kofi Acquah
22 April 2013Past Events
The Statutory Sessions of the AU Conference of Ministers of Health are convened every two years. The last Ordinary Session (5th Session) was held in Windhoek, Namibia in April 2011 under the theme: “The Impact of Climate Change on Health and... MORE
Experts Meeting of the MNCH Taskforce
18 December 2013Upcoming Events
  The African Union Commission is organizing a meeting of the MNCH taskforce as a follow up to the previous efforts to streamline the Maputo Plan of Action (MPoA) indicators and in cognisance of the need to monitor the implementation of the... MORE
Call for Application: International Conference on Family Planning (Youth Pre-Conference)
10 November 2013Upcoming Events
The Youth Division of the African Union's Call for applications for funding participation at the Youth Pre-Conference on Family Planning and the International Conference on Family Planning is now open.  Please note the guidelines and conditions and... MORE
CARMMA Launch (Republic of South Africa):
 South African Minister for Health ~ Dr. Aaron, Grace Machel and Advocate Gawanas
04 May 2012Past Events
The Republic of South Africa launched the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal, Newborn and Child Mortality in Africa on 4th May 2012, on the eve of the annual International Day for Midwives. South Africa’s maternal mortality currently... MORE