A case for accelerated health integration in Africa (UNECA)

“Healthcare cooperation is key to achieving aspiration 1 and goal 1 of Africa’s Agenda 2063 as well as SDG 3 on ensuring healthy lives and well-being for all.” This is according to a communiqué issued at the end of a virtual meeting on the regional impacts of and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.uneca.org/stories/case-accelerated-health-integration-africa

Deputy Secretary-General Tells Africa Dialogues Series COVID-19 Poses Challenge to ‘Common Goal of Silencing the Guns’ on Continent (UNECA)

Following are Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to Session 2 of the Africa Dialogues Series 2020 on COVID-19 and Silencing the Guns in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities; Global Solidarity and Stronger Partnerships for Africa’s response to COVID-19 and Silencing the Guns

https://www.uneca.org/stories/deputy-secretary-general-tells-africa-dialogues-series-covid-19-poses-challenge-%E2%80%98common-goal

Just hoping coronavirus will bypass Africa, would be a deadly mistake: Bachelet (UNECA)

Tens of millions of people in Africa could become destitute as a result of COVID-19 and its catastrophic impact on fragile economies and health systems across the continent, human rights chiefs from the United Nations and the African Commission warned on Wednesday. 

https://www.uneca.org/stories/just-hoping-coronavirus-will-bypass-africa-would-be-deadly-mistake-bachelet