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The Access Challenge

In order to combat the spread of misinformation and to mitigate the deadly spread of COVID-19, the One by One: Target COVID-19 Campaign, alongside the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, the African Union, and The Rockefeller Foundation today launched ‘AfricaCOVIDChampions.’

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COVAX, CEPI Vaccine

Ghana has become the first country to receive COVID-19 Vaccine through #COVAX. This is a major step towards #VaccinEquity and proof that the combined efforts of global and national leaders will help defeat the virus.

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Devex, Amref Health Africa

The global community is working endlessly to achieve #UHC2030. But it is time to change the narrative and focus first on providing services to the lowest-income communities because #UHC is a right for all.

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Africa CDC, African Union

Kenya is the 1st country to adopt the Africa CDC and African Union recommended Trusted Traveler program, allowing them to secure the Kenya border from COVID-19.

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The Guardian, Africa

Director-general warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ if richer countries hoard treatment

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World Health Organization

It is essential that health workers and vulnerable populations have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
WHO is calling on all global and national leaders to assure and accelerate #VaccinEquity.

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Sabere Traore

We must consider the necessity of Universal Health Coverage if we want to ensure that populations affected by Complex Humanitarian Emergencies have access to healthcare including immunization programs.

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Bridget M. Kuehn

Africa defied many dire predictions during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic’s first wave. The continent’s success can be credited to a rapid, coordinated response among African leaders, experience with infectious diseases, an aggressive campaign to combat misinformation, and community engagement in the response.

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Africa CDC

A survey conducted by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has shown that a predominant majority (79% average) of respondents in Africa would take a COVID-19 vaccine if it were deemed safe and effective.

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Grace Bagdon, UHC Series

When developing healthcare systems equipped for the future, it is essential that we consider the persistent and emerging health trends that are present in the global population. Autoimmune disease incidence rates, while still uncommon, have been on the rise for the past several decades...

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Living Goods and The Access Challenge have signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding to innovatively support community health workers (CHWs) in the fight against COVID-19 through the One by One: Target COVID-19 Campaign.

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The One by One: Target 2030 Campaign

The One by One: Target Covid-19 Campaign announces a new partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation to support Africa CDC’s Covid-19 Response Strategy using strategic communication and behaviour change campaigns across the continent.

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GAVI, The Vaccines Alliance

Early action by the Government of Timor-Leste and development partners enabled the numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases to stand at 29.

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The Access Challenge and the Harvard Global Health Institute

On October 16, 2020, the One by One: Target 2030 campaign honored World Food Day, marking the 75th Anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

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Brielle Dojer

While health systems around the world fight the pandemic, we must also remain focused on mothers, and cannot allow the pandemic to undo recent gains made in maternal health - digital tools are revealing themselves as our best weapon in this fight.

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Alex Levine

Harnessing aspects of urban design to prevent illness and promote population health has the potential to ease health system burdens and thereby facilitate universal health coverage.

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Communities at the Heart of UHC

In the one year since the Political Declaration, the global health landscape drastically changed with COVID-19. Despite these obstacles, many countries have been able to move forward with their commitments and have made substantial progress in strengthening community health for UHC.

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The One by One: Target 2030 Campaign

The first ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies underscores the environmental link to human health

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Stefanie Friedhoff, Harvard Global Health Institute, & Théa Klement, The Access Challenge

African leaders have already begun the innovative work of addressing access to water, clean air, and food, often more than one at once, to build person-centered, equitable health systems.

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David S. Evangelista and Kate Campana

How COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of international cooperation.

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The Access Challenge

GFLA joins the One by One Target 2030 Campaign in support of its One by One: Target COVID-19 campaign to ensure that steps to combat COVID-19 include equitable access to services for the most vulnerable, and that these actions contribute towards a vision for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa.

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The Access Challenge

Breastfeeding as a meaningful component of Universal Health Coverage for maternal and child health

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Landry Signé and Mary Treacy, Washington Post

The African Union helped spearhead a coordinated response to the pandemic.

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Sara Jerving, DevEx

The African Union is setting up a continent wide regulatory agency tasked with ensuring access to good quality medicine and health technologies. It's just waiting on a legal commitment from 13 countries.

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Toyin Saraki, Founder-President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa

Primary health care must cover the breadth of the journey from hospital to hut in communities, and improve the social determinants of all those living and working therein.

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Solomon Zewdu, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Africa’s low number of COVID-19 cases offers lessons for the rest of the world on disease preparedness and response.

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The Access Challenge

Turning the COVID-19 crisis into an opportunity for building better health systems.

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The Access Challenge

Get the Facts. Mobilize Resources. Support African Leaders. Join Us.

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The African Union and The Africa CDC

Testing, tracing, and tracking to stop the spread of COVID-19 across Africa.

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Aubrey Hruby

In times when neighbors are competing with each other for medical supplies, the private sector is creating partners out of competitors. Across the continent, coalitions are coming together to support public health responses and fight the virus: a private sector response that is even more important in resource-constrained African countries.

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