"Good Nutrition is a Basic Building Block of Human Capital which in turn Contributes to Economic Growth and Development” His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho
14 July 2014Past Events
Recently appointed African Nutrition Champion, His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho today pressed African governments to commit resources to their nutrition plans to allow them to reap the benefits of investment in nutrition. The... MORE
African Activists Meet in Johannesburg to Demand more Transparent Health Budgets
14 July 2014
African civil society organizations are calling for greater accountability and transparency from African leaders regarding the use of public funds for the survival of mothers and babies. Activists will take advantage of an international conference... MORE
African Leaders Commit to Ending Preventable Maternal, Newborn and Child Deaths on the Continent
14 July 2014Past Events
African Governments have demonstrated strong political commitment to achieving targets of the MDGs – including reducing child mortality rates and improving maternal health. However, despite encouraging progress, women and children in Africa still... MORE
Experts Call on the African Union to Promote the Rights and Welfare of the Child
14 July 2014Past Events
The Africa Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC), established by the African Union in 2001 to promote and protect the rights of the African Child, has called on African Leaders to accelerate the promotion of the... MORE
Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit in Toronto, Canada
02 June 2014Past Events
From May 28 to 30, 2014, Prime Minister Harper hosted a Global Summit on maternal, newborn and child health in Toronto. With a focus on reducing the preventable deaths of newborns, women and children younger than the age of five in developing... MORE
African Nutrition Experts to Converge in Nairobi
McKenzie County Healthcare Systems
30 April 2014Upcoming Events
In response to the challenges that Africa faces in nutrition and food security the African Task Force on Food and Nutrition Development (ATFFND), which was established to advocate and sensitize Africa’s Leaders about the essential role food and... MORE
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