Early Career Researchers (ECRs) Peer Review programme

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Dear Colleagues, The Nature’s 3rd Early Career Researchers (ECRs) Peer Review programme is currently open for applications! Nature’s peer review programme was launched in 2020 to support Early Career Researchers in building confidence to participate in peer review.  The initiative has proven to be very successful and popular with both ECRs and editors and AfHEA ECRs are invited to apply to the 2022 programme (write-up attached). To register click HERE (https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=fL6q2Ytg4U-VfAc5yw3-Ii_lp5ReMg1ErHd9mNO7fxxUMDNSQUIxQ1FNSllISTZMNEZLQ09UUEdNQy4u) DEADLINE: 10 July 2022 Thank you, Prof. John Ataguba Read more … Read More

Webinar: Special Invitation

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You are warmly invited to participate in a webinar on universal access to sexual and reproductive health services chaired by Dr Ian Askew of WHO AFRO. Prof. John Ataguba of AfHEA will be a speaker together with Dr Sabeen Afzal from Pakistan, Deepa and Venkatachalam from India, in addition to a presentation from Dr Georges Danhoundo of WHO HQ. The webinar is organized by WHO’s Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research (SRH), through the Human Reproduction Programme (HRP) and … Read More

AfHEA appoints Prof. John Ele-Ojo Ataguba as the Executive Director (incoming)

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Dear Colleagues,

Following the successful conclusion of the recruitment drive for the position of AfHEA Executive Director, the rigorous recruitment process saw Prof. John Ele-Ojo Ataguba emerge as the most suited candidate out of the impressive pool of applicants for the role. Having accepted the offer put forth, he has subsequently been appointed by the Board of Trustees as the incoming Executive Director.

Job Vacancy: Full-time Accounting & Admin Assistant

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Full-time Accounting & Admin Assistant Job Descriptions & Qualifications

  • Purpose:
    The Accounting and Admin Assistant is responsible for providing scheduled support to AfHEA in accordance with AfHEA policies and procedures, and for maintaining accurate and up-to-date recording of bank transactions and monthly account reconciliations using the Quickbooks Accounting System, as well as supporting the administrative functioning of the office.

2022 Conference Theme and sub-themes

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The broad theme of the conference is: Towards Resilient Health Systems in Africa: The Role of Health Economics and Policy Research. The sub-themes of the conference are: Decolonizing Health Economics and policy research and the drive for greater equity and inclusion. Vaccine economics: equity, distribution, financing, trade and the lessons learnt during the covid-19 pandemic. What adjustments are required to make health and health financing systems in Africa more resilient to pandemics? Cost-effectiveness of addressing social/underlying determinants of poor health … Read More

2021 End of Year Statement to AfHEA Membership

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Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the Board and Executive Committee of the African Health Economics & Policy Association (AfHEA), I would like to extend to you compliments of the season and wish you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year in 2022! It is our pleasure once again to bring you the report card on AfHEA’s work in the past year and its planned activities for the new year. Activities undertaken in 2021 During the year, AfHEA, like all other … Read More

Solidarity Message from African Health Economics & Policy Association (AfHEA) on the occasion of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day

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Solidarity Message from African Health Economics & Policy Association (AfHEA) on the occasion of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, 12. 12. 2021

Every year on December 12, the world celebrates Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. The commemoration of the UHC Day is with the aim of raising awareness and reminding all of us about the need to work for stronger and resilient health systems and to ensure the provision of quality, affordable health services for all; ultimately without people facing financial hardships as a result.

AfHEA 2022 conference updates

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Dear colleagues, Please find some updates about AfHEA’s 2022 conference: 2022 conference format, dates and fees Due to the challenges posed by covid-19, and based on feedback from our members, the Board of Trustees of AfHEA has recommended a fully virtual conference format whereby all participants will follow the conference proceedings virtually. The dates for the virtual conference will be: March 7-11, 2022 Conference participation fees: All conference participants will pay a flat fee of $50. Theme and sub-themes: The … Read More