Events

Africa Vaccination Month

Date: 01/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with your AHO local office

Africa Immunisation Month is commemorated every year across Africa during the month of April, 1-30. Immunisation averts 2-3 million deaths annually. However, an additional 1.5 million deaths could be avoided if global immunisation could improve. AHO is proposing immunisation month dedicated to Africa. A proposal will be passed on to the AHO Health Congress the supreme decision-making body of AHO to approve the month.

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World Malaria Day

Date: 25/04/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

World Malaria Day, marked each year on 25 April, is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control.

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Date: 28/04/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

All workers are entitled to work in environments where risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. Under health and safety law, the primary responsibility for this is down to employers. Employers have a duty to consult with their employees, or their representatives, on health and safety matters.

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World Asthma Day

Date: 02/05/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma in particular and local stakeholders in general to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. Asthma is a chronic disease affecting the patient's lungs, and one of the most common chronic diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too.

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World Thalassemia Day

Date: 08/05/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

Thalassemia belongs to a family of genetic conditions affecting the human blood known as Haemoglobin disorders. It is a genetic disorder affecting the blood cells and characterized by decline, below the natural rate, in both the red blood cells and the level of haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is a substance in the red blood cells that carries oxygen, therefore the decline of haemoglobin triggers anaemia

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International Nurses Day

Date: 12/05/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

The mission of AHO is to serve as an important vehicle for disseminating scientific public health information relevant to Africa. The journal aims to strengthen national and local health systems and to bridge the gap between health care and policy-makers, ultimately improving the health of the peoples of Africa

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World Hypertension Day

Date: 17/05/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

Since 2005, the World Hypertension Day has been celebrated every year, with the aim of raising community awareness about hypertension and encouraging citizens in all countries to prevent and combat this silent killer, which is reckoned as the epidemic of the modern era.

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Africa Malaria Week

Date: 23/05/2021 - 31/05/2021
Time: 09:00 - 18:00

Africa Malaria Week is an international observance commemorated every year on 23-30 May in Africa and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria mostly in Africa. In 2012, malaria caused an estimated 627,000 deaths, mostly among African children. A passed a proposal by the AHO Health Congress, the supreme decision-making body of AHO to make 23-30 May Africa Malaria Week.

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International Day of action for Women’s Health

Date: 28/05/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, 1 in 4 women dies from heart disease. Exercise is one of the best ways to prevent heart disease and keep your ticker strong. It’s also beneficial for your mental and bone health

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World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day

Date: 30/05/2021
Time: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: Across Africa. Check with our national offices

MS is a chronic immune disease that primarily affects the central nervous system and leads to a variety of symptoms whose strength and severity vary from person to person.

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