United States Partners with the African Union to End Maternal and Child Mortality
United States Charge d'affaires to the AU  Susan D. Page
26 November 2015Past Events
The United States Charge d'affaires to the African Union (AU)  Susan D. Page has lauded Africa’s governments and leaders for investing in health services and interventions that have contributed to the reduction of half the rate of materna| and under... MORE
AUC Chairperson Joins World Leaders to Commit to Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma,
02 October 2015Past Events
The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, joined global leaders to make commitments to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, aiming at achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Speaking at a meeting co-... MORE
Sierra Leone Commemorates 5th Anniversary of the Launch of CARMMA
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02 October 2015Past Events
The Office of the First Lady in Sierra Leone, in collaboration with UNFPA, UNICEF, Ministry of Health and Sanitation and civil society, join to commemorate the 5th  Anniversary of the launch of the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal, New-... MORE
Egypt to Launch CARMMA
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14 September 2015Upcoming Events
Egypt to Launch CARMMA The African Union Commission has welcomed the decision of the Arab Republic of Egypt to launch the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA) in October 2015. In May 2009 the AUC launched... MORE
President Obama Urge African Leaders to Invest in Girls Education and Women’s Empowerment
President  Barack Obama speaking at African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
03 August 2015Past Events
President Barack Obama has lauded Africa the achievement of significant gains in the health sector. Delivering the keynote address at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, the first by a sitting America president, Obama expressed his... MORE
AU Ministers Call for Support to the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa
24 April 2015Past Events
At its first meeting of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee Meeting on Health, Population and Drug Control held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 17 April 2015, African ministers have discussed and endorsed a wide range issues across health... MORE
African Union First Session of the Specialised Technical Committee (STC) on Health, Population and Drug Control to Converge in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
02 April 2015Upcoming Events
The First Session of the Specialised Technical Committee (STC) on Health, Population and Drug Control (STC-HPDC-1) will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 13-17 April 2015. The meetings of the First Session will be organised as follows: 13-15... MORE
African Union Nutrition Experts Call for the Implementation of Nutrition Declarations
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30 March 2015Past Events
A meeting of the African Task Force on Food and Nutrition Development (ATFFND) aimed at advocating for food and nutrition security to be prioritized in the socio-economic development framework of the continent has opened in Johannesburg, South... MORE
Sierra Leone Commemorates CARMMA Anniversary
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30 March 2015Past Events
In spite of the on-going battle to end the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, the Office of the First Lady (OFL) with support from UNFPA and IPAS Sierra Leone last week commemorated the 5th Anniversary of the launch of Campaign on Accelerated Reduction... MORE
Statement of Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Chairperson African Union Commission on occasion of the Celebration of the International Women’s Day 08 March 2015
09 March 2015Past Events
"Women's health is still a major concern in our African countries since the sexual health and reproductive rights of women are still not sufficiently respected and that discrimination against women continues to be the source of high maternal and... MORE

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