Africa CDC to collaborate with CEPI on health research

The Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the sidelines of the 77th World Health Assembly, signaling a desire to expand their partnership to strengthen epidemic and pandemic prevention, preparedness and response in Africa.

Dr. Jean Kaseya, Africa CDC’s Director General, said the New Public Health Order calls to action to build resilient health systems capable of managing recurrent, high-impact infectious diseases and outbreaks; an action-oriented partnership such as this is at the core.

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