The African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) holds its international scientific conference every two years.  The Scientific Committee plays an important role in the success of our conferences by ensuring the scientific rigour of the presentations made at the conferences.  As we start planning for our next conference, there is a great need to revamp our scientific committee and update our scientific committee members’ details.  To this end, we are calling upon our members interested in serving on our…

Dear African Health Economists, We are excited that the next International Health Economics Association (IHEA) congress is happening in Cape Town, themed “Diversity in Health Economics.”  This will be the first IHEA congress held in Africa, and AfHEA is proud to be associated with the event. IHEA’s call for abstracts is now open, and researchers and students are encouraged to submit their abstracts (https://healtheconomics.confex.com/healtheconomics/2023/cfp.cgi) by 29 November 2022. In preparation for the IHEA congress, AfHEA is planning a series of…

The Executive Director, Prof. John Ataguba together with a team from AfHEA are in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia addressing a variety of  African health sector stakeholders at the “African Health Economics and Financing Capacity Forum” hosted by the Africa CDC in partnership with AfHEA, SPARC Africa and Amref Health Africa from the 13th till the 15th of September, 2022. The Forum aims to promote the development of the health economics and health financing sector in Africa and brings together key stakeholders…

It’s a primed start for Africa’s drive towards COVID-19 vaccine production and equitable access with the project inception workshop held from 20-22 July 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) and partners, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) under the three (3) – year, collaborative ECOVA project. The USD 1 million project dubbed, “Equitable access to COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa, (ECOVA)”,…

Theme: Communicating Research to Policy Makers: Reflections from practitioners Date and time: August 18, 2022 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm GMT Target Audience: All AfHEA members, interested students, researchers, and practitioners Aim: To provide researchers with knowledge of how to translate their research into clear and concise information, packaged in an easy-to-understand language that policy makers can use as evidence in their policy making process. Register here: https://forms.gle/capHtqxjyFhe1Wpw9

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…

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…

In a recent interview with BBC World Business Report, AfHEA’s Dr. Chris Atim, gave a candid stance on Pfizer’s new Health Accord that seeks to support greater vaccine access and equity for the poorest countries across the globe. Here is a summary of the interview:

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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.

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