Seventy-first session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

The Seventy-first session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa was held in a virtual format from 24 to 26 August 2021under Special procedures for the conduct of the virtual session of the Regional Committee for Africa.  A special event on the COVID-19 response in the Region was held on the first day, while a special event on the vaccine-derived polio outbreak response and polio transition was held on the second day. In terms of issues emanating from global mandates, the Seventy-first Regional Committee considered the document on the revision of the Programme budget 2022-2023 and on Sustainable financing, as well as WHO Transformation. The Committee also adopted eight technical documents and eleven information documents of regional relevance. The Regional Committee ultimately decided that its Seventy-second session will be held in Lomé, Togo, on 22-26 August 2022.


Special Procedures for the conduct of the virtual session of the Regional Committee

Technical documents

Written Statements by Member States

Agenda item 13 | Framework for implementing the Global strategy on digital health in the WHO African Region
Agenda item 17.6 | Progress report on the implementation of the Framework for health systems development towards UHC in the context of the SDGs in the African Region

Written Statements by Non-State Actors and other partners

Agenda item 5 | Statement at the WHO 71st Regional Committee for Africa
Agenda item 15 | Statement at the WHO 71st Regional Committee for Africa, Tobacco control and Healthy Ageing
Agenda item 16 | Framework for Strengthening the Use of Evidence, Information & Research for Policy-making in the African Region
Agenda item 17.1 | Progress report on the framework for implementing the Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030 in the African Region
Agenda item 17.3 | Progress report on the Regional strategy and Strategic plan for Neglected Tropical Diseases in the African Region 2014–2020
Agenda item 17.4 | Integrating essential NCD services in primary health care
Agenda item 17.6 | Progress report on the implementation of the Framework for health systems development towards UHC in the context of the SDGs in the African Region
Agenda item 17.7 | Progress report on research for health: a strategy for the African Region.
Agenda item 17.8 | Progress report on the implementation of the Regional strategy for health security and emergencies, 2016–2020

News releases

WHO/Marta Villa Monge
Credits

African countries commit to ending all forms of polio at regional meeting

African Health Ministers review COVID-19 fight, plan for future shocks

African Health Ministers open meeting to shape continent’s health agenda

Journals

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