IWOPS2022| 4th International Workshop on Participatory Surveillance

Join experts from around the world to share experiences and best practices to help identify disease outbreaks faster by directly engaging communities. Meeting Objectives Establish participatory surveillance as a standard of practice for early detection and rapid response Advance the exchange of crowdsourced, syndromic data among new geographies and partners Share experiences of participatory surveillance…

Visionary Science Stems from African-led Research

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African-led science, technology and innovation for contributing to the SDGs and stimulating global development Conference of the PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF). icipe in collaboration with UM6P is extending an open invitation to an online dialogue on building capacity for science, technology and innovation in Africa on 16th and 17th November 2021. This…

High-Level Advocacy Meeting for the Legal Frameworks on Infection Prevention and Control and Biosafety and Biosecurity

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Background Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) a specialized technical institution is committed to ensuring that African Union Member States have a comprehensive strong legal foundation for Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and the Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSBS). Africa CDC is planning an advocacy meeting for the IPC Legal Framework with a…

SACIDS Genomics Sequencing Webinar

The SACIDS Foundation for One Health (SACIDS) in partnership with Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CORDS) and Ending Pandemics will be hosting a webinar on genomics for managing SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 and other epidemics in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia. Title: The Role of Genomic Epidemiology in COVID-19 Response:  CORDS Network Experiences…

SECID Webinar: Expanding Epidemic Intelligence for One Health

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8 JULY 2021 3:00pm – 4:00pm (Central European Summer Time) (GMT+2) We invite you to join us to explore ‘Expanding Epidemic Intelligence for One Health’. Topics covered will include: –   ·      ‘EpiHack’ – developing an enhanced surveillance system. ·      From Event Based Surveillance to control measures – the challenges and opportunities of an integrated…

SACIDS Upcoming Events

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Validation of Event-based Surveillance training modules for African Union Member states WHAT: To strengthen the surveillance systems in Africa, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed an Event Based surveillance (EBS) Framework as a practical guidance document, and complement to the the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy of the World Health Organization Regional…

2021 Skoll World Forum “Are YOU Ready to Help Prevent the Next Pandemic?”

“Are YOU Ready to Help Prevent the Next Pandemic?” It is our pleasure to invite you to attend a lively one-hour virtual panel discussion and showcase on community-based surveillance that Ending Pandemics is hosting on Thursday, April 15th at 7:30 am PT. The panel, titled “Are YOU Ready to Help Prevent the Next Pandemic?” is part of the 18th Annual Skoll…

Systematizing the One Health Approach in Preparedness and Response Efforts for Infectious Disease Outbreaks: A Workshop

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This virtual meeting will examine ways to systemize and integrate the One Health approach as part of outbreak prevention, detection, preparedness, and response efforts. The workshop will explore research opportunities, multi-sectoral collaboration mechanisms, community engagement strategies, educational opportunities, and policies that can effectively implement the core capacities and interventions of One Health principles to strengthen…

Africa Mask Week 23-30 November 2020

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In partnership with the Pandemic Action Network, the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy, African Youth Front on Coronavirus, Resolve to Save Lives, and over 70 other organizations, Africa CDC launched this campaign to encourage and increase consistent and proper mask-wearing across Africa. Join us and spread the word about #AfricaMaskWeek. How you can support #AfricaMaskWeek…

O.R Tambo Africa Research Chairs Initiative

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You are warmly invited to the virtual O.R. Tambo Africa Research Chairs Initiative Launch as follows: Date: 27 October 2020 Time: 14h30 – 16h30 (CAT) Venue: Online  Since 2017, the National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF), South Africa’s Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada, the Oliver &…