AfHEA Call for Papers for IHEA Congress Special Issue

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdoteGeneral NewsLeave a Comment

Gentle reminder AfHEA in collaboration with the International Health Economics Association (IHEA) is excited to announce a call for papers for two journal special issues linked to the IHEA Congress, one in collaboration with Social Science and Medicine (SSM) and the other with Social Science and Medicine Health Systems (SSM HS). We are pleased to invite all eligible AfHEA members to submit papers based on research presented at the 15th World Congress on Health Economics, which was held from 8th to 12th July 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa.  The primary … Read More

Unlock Your Career Potential: Join the WHO WPRO Team!

Godwill Enchill BaidenExternal News, Job Opportunities, UpdatesLeave a Comment

Are you passionate about shaping health systems and making a real impact? Look no further! The Western Pacific Region (WPRO) of the World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking a Coordinator, Health Policy and Service Design (PS-5) to join their dynamic team in Manila, Philippines. 📅 Application Deadline: February 28, 2024 Why Consider This Opportunity? 🚀 Ready to make a difference? Apply here: https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2401111&tz=GMT%2B08%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FManila Let’s build healthier communities together! 🌍🙌 #HealthSystems #GlobalHealth The WPRO WHO has a position opened for Coordinator, Health Policy and … Read More

Happy New Year 2024! | 2023 End of Year Statement to AfHEA Members

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdotePublications/Reports, UpdatesLeave a Comment

On behalf of the Board and Executive Committee and the Executive Director, Prof. John Ataguba of the African Health Economics & Policy Association (AfHEA), we would like to once again extend to you compliments of the New Year 2024! Click to watch the video below: It is equally our pleasure once again to bring you the report card on AfHEA’s work in the past year and its planned activities for this new year:  Thank you! AfHEA Secretariat

Championing Health Equality: Acknowledgement of the impact of @AfHEA_Africa’s Work by UNAIDS Special Advocate for Young Women and Adolescent Girls

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdoteUncategorizedLeave a Comment

It is great to see the work of @AfHEA_Africa championed by our Executive Director, Prof. John Ataguba (@john_ataguba), and taken up by the First Lady of Namibia, Her Excellency, Monica Geingos (@FirstLadyNam), UNAIDS Special Advocate for Young Women and Adolescent Girls! According to the recent investigation headed by Professor John Ataguba, HIV/AIDS incidence and death rates are greater in nations with higher economic disparity. Therefore, inequality fuels pandemics, undermines remedies, obstructs access to healthcare, and violates human rights. Access the … Read More

EcASaRH Project Policy Briefs

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdoteAccess - UHC, Policy - UHC, Publications/Reports, Research DisseminationLeave a Comment

The design of the The Economics of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (EcASaRH) Interventions in Ghana and Senegal Project was premised on close collaboration and co-creation along the implementation cycle of the project. As such, it was important to develop policy briefs that can easily be disseminated to influence policy and for advocacy as well. Three (3) policy briefs were developed under the project namely:

Telling the story of the need to prioritise adolescent sexual and reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from EcASaRH research project

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdotePolicy - UHCLeave a Comment

Adolescents comprise a sizeable proportion of the population in many countries in Africa. However, there is increasing global concern regarding the neglect of adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH). This neglect is pronounced in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where most adolescent deaths are attributable to complications related to sexual and reproductive health. ASRH interventions remain underfunded in this region. It is critical to understand how much it will cost to implement priority ASRH interventions and how to fund them to make … Read More

EcASaRH Webinar: IHEA SIG Recording Access

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdoteWorkshopsLeave a Comment

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to share with you the recording of the Economics of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Interventions in Ghana and Senegal (EcASaRH) Webinar by AfHEA’s very own Lead Health Economics Researcher and Consultant for Ghana – Dr. Ama Fenny of the Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana (UG) during the International Health Economics Association Special Interest Group (IHEA SIG) Webinar on September 7th, 2023 at 9am EST. The Webinar forms a part of … Read More

2nd ECOVA Webinar: Cloud Recording Access

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdoteWorkshopsLeave a Comment

Dear Colleagues, Please find the cloud recording of the Second Webinar for AfHEA’s ECOVA Project: “Rapid Assessment Review of Existing Policy, Legal and Governance Frameworks to Improve Research and Development Capacity and Infrastructure for Vaccine Production and Development in Africa”. This webinar took place on June 14th, 2023 12:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time. Please find the access details below: Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/mjjwkexA9pMvn-Y4s9AZB-_ea0GV6vyHiiVDu_qkbuJ6daBBs420_V3P73ywi8Oq.VQ49hRgxAa0pRKWPPasscode: 0r^?w=Mw Thank you, AfHEA Secretariat

Special Invitation to IDRC Webinar – October 25th, 2023

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdoteGeneral NewsLeave a Comment

You are specially invited to participate in the upcoming webinar organized by our funding partner IDRC. Theme: Challenges and opportunities for scaling vaccine manufacturing in Africa, and where research can helpDate: Wednesday October 25, 2023,  Time: 8:30-10:00am EDT/2.30pm-4:00pm CAT/12.30pm-2.00pm GMTVenue: Open Virtual SessionKindly register now to participate: https://forms.microsoft.com/r/jwEBavMGFw The Moderator for the webinar is Dr. Montasser Kamal, Director, Global Health program, IDRC with the keynote speaker on “The 60% goal and getting there” being Dr. Ahmed E Ogwell, Deputy Director, Africa CDC. Other key speakers include … Read More

Hiring: Health Economics Consultants – with appreciable experience in the economics of vaccines

Elizabeth Naa Adukwei AdoteGeneral News, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

Duty Station/Location: Southern Africa (Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe); West Africa (Nigeria and Ghana); East Africa (Rwanda); North Africa (Morocco); Central Africa (Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC Congo)). Expected start time: September, 2023 Background: Under the ECOVA project, AfHEA is looking to hire Health Economics Consultants with appreciable experience in the economics of vaccines who will work under the leadership of the Program Officer and the supervision of the Project Coordinator. Requirements: Master’s degree in health economics, public … Read More