November 4, 2022
AVAC, IAVI, the Coalition to Accelerate & Support Prevention Research (CASPR) and stakeholders invite you to the inaugural Africa Health R&D Week, November 8 – 11, a week-long virtual event intended to build on international, continental, and regional advocacy efforts towards increasing domestic financing of research and development as a critical component of health in Africa. Register here.
The event will feature a range of speakers, including: Agnes Binagwaho, Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity, Vuyiseka Dubula, Director of the Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management, Stellenbosch University, Ogwell Ouma, Acting Director of Africa CDC, as well as a panel of African researchers and advocates.
Africa Health R&D Week will be an annual forum to catalyze a continental movement that builds bridges between researchers, policymakers, regulators, civil society and community members committed to Africa’s health transformation through health.
We encourage you to register for this event, which will comprise a series of informative, networking, and motivational events for advocates, media, policymakers, program implementors, researchers, and funders. The week will help bring clarity to key issues and trends of domestic resource mobilization for health R&D on the continent.