Groupes organiques

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Communicable Diseases Cluster

WHO is at the forefront of supporting countries to tackle diseases which are major contributors to disease burden in the region, such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and neglected tropical diseases. The cluster also oversees work on health and the environment. The vision of this cluster is an African Region with affordable and equitable access to quality prevention, treatment and care…

Director Programme Management

Four technical clusters namely Family Health, Health Systems, Communicable Diseases and Noncommunicable Diseases fall under programme management. In addition two cross cutting programmes, Health Promotion and Social and Economic Determinants; and Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Evaluation report directly to Programme Management.

Family and Reproductive Health

WHO promotes the continuum of care spanning from pregnancy and childbirth, to childhood, adolescence and beyond. The vision of this cluster, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, is to support countries to end preventable maternal and child death and control vaccine preventable diseases; improve nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, gender, equity and human rights, and promote…

Noncommunicable diseases

Many noncommunicable diseases have a long duration and slow progression, and collectively are responsible for nearly 70% of deaths worldwide. The cluster’s…