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EAC laboratory experts with their BNITM consultants at training in Hamburg.

Strengthening outbreak detection
Mobile laboratories for Pandemic Preparedness in the East African Community

Mobile laboratories for EAC countries shift the frontiers of diagnostic efficiency in outbreak detection in Africa. German financial cooperation, through KfW, provides funding for a project in which experts of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine guide EAC lab technicians in setting up and running a regional laboratory network for outbreak detection.

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New GHPC

A systems perspective on Universal Social Protection

A GHPC discussion paper
A systems perspective on Universal Social Protection - Towards life-long equitable access to comprehensive social protection for all

In 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights promised comprehensive social protection for all. Seventy years later, this pledge is far from fulfilled: An estimated 71% of the world’s population are not adequately covered. The new GHPC discussion paper looks at how the Global Partnership for Universal Social Protection (USP) wants to change this and highlights the questions needing further debate. 

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Delegates at USP conference in Geneva

USP2030
‘Just join USP2030!’

At the high-level conference ‘Together to achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030 (USP2030)’ hosted by ILO, the OECD and several other partners in Geneva, delegates shared experiences of how to accelerate progress towards USP in a time of increasing inequality. BMZ underlined Germany’s support for the USP Call to Action and invited others to join the cause.

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Networking during the summit

Menstrual Hygiene Management
MenstruAction: A Summit to ensure that every girl in Nepal can thrive during her period

It is an indication of how far menstrual health issues have come in Nepal that more than 500 participants from all over the country and region attended a Summit hosted by GIZ and the menstrual Health Alliance in Kathmandu on 11th December 2018. Previously shrouded in silence about harmful practices and taboos, menstrual health management has now become a dynamic development issue.

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Conference lounge, Umodzi Park Hotel.

GIZ Regional Conference
Resilient Societies: Ready for the Future!

At this year’s regional conference of GIZ’s Sector Network Health and Social Protection around 120 delegates will gather on 26-28 March in Lilongwe, Malawi, to exchange on current challenges and innovations in their fields. The conference will explore the link between societies’ resilience and Africa´s social development and economic transformation focusing on the contributions of health and social protection.

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Participants at final Transnational Learning Hub of ESA Regional Programme

Young people’s sexual and reproductive health
Looking back on Germany’s regional support to the ESA Commitment

After four years the Regional Support Programme, designed to give a boost to the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Ministerial Commitment to youth sexual health and rights, is coming to a close. What activities were developed, and what learnings can we take away from this innovative programme?

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Digitalising Nepal’s health sector

Nepal
Digitalising Nepal’s health sector - A country’s journey towards an interoperable digital health ecosystem

Nepal has made remarkable progress on its journey towards the creation of an interoperable digital health ecosystem, and the Nepali-German Health Programme acts as an effective catalyst: bringing together the many digital health initiatives, building consensus among Nepal’s digital health stakeholders and working towards the delivery of a more harmonised and aligned digital approach.

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Global Leaders at Joint Keynote launching the Global Action Plan

Global Action Plan
The Global Action Plan

If the SDGs are to be achieved by 2030, the pace of progress must accelerate. In response to a letter from Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo, and Norway’s prime minister, Erna Solberg, Dr Tedros, WHOs Director General and 10 other UN organisations put forward an Action Plan that calls all actors in health to align, accelerate and account.

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At MTR Meeting: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Chair of the Gavi Board, Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, United Arab Emirates, Seth Berkley, CEO, Gavi

Abu Dhabi
A mid-term review of Gavi’s progress

More than 300 leaders attended a high-level meeting in Abu Dhabi to critically review progress against Gavi’s 2016-2020 commitments. Together they took stock of achievements - 700 million people immunised and 10 million lives saved since 2000, and planned how best to meet the immunisation needs of the world’s poorest countries.

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