Update on Ebola Virus Disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Statement on the meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 12 February 2020.

The meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) to review the current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) took place on Wednesday, 12 February 2020, from 14:00 to 16:45 Geneva time (CEST).

https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/12-02-2020-statement-on-the-meeting-of-the-international-health-regulations-(2005)-emergency-committee-for-ebola-virus-disease-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-on-12-february-2020

4th Annual Symposium

AFREhealth appoints new Finance Manager

Yvette Boakye is joining AFREhealth on February 1, 2020 as Finance Manager following 12 years with Kumasi Institute of Technology, Energy and Environment (KITE) as Head of Finance and Administration. She is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana. She is also a member of the Audit Committee of Manhyia Government Hospital and a member of the Association of women accountants Ghana (AWAG).

Yvette has over 18 years’ experience in providing professional services across a broad range of finance areas including compliance, business process, accounting, auditing, financial reporting and grant financial management. In addition to her tenure at KITE, she had held various finance and accounting positions working with Cedar Point Company Ltd, Asante Wiredu and Associates (Chartered Accountants), Precious Metals Refinery and Schneider Electric Ghana Ltd.

Consultant - Membership Development, Marketing and Strategic Communication

Overview

Jhpiego seeks Consultant to work with the African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) leadership and the Secretariat staff team to develop a strategy for AFREhealth to grow it's membership base. Consultant will report to and receive support from the HW21 Senior Program Manager & Project Director. Consultant will also work directly with the AFREhealth Chairs of the Membership and Communication Committees and the AFREhealth President and Executive Committee and liaise with the Secretariat Senior Program Manager as directed.

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AFREhealth Symposium Summary - Africa Health Journal

AFREhealth Symposium 2019
The third AFREhealth symposium was held in Lagos, Nigeria, 5-9 August 2019. It was hosted by the Universities of Ibadan and Lagos and their Medical Education Partnership Initiative in Nigeria (MEPIN) partners.
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UNGA Education Side Event

Prof Francis Omaswa represented AFREhealth at the United Nations General Assembly Side event in NYC.
SUMMATION; Side event “Transforming health workforce education to meet evolving needs and achieve Universal Health Coverage”
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