Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA)

Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA)

Organized by the African Union and Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the second annual Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) convenes policymakers, researchers, health care workers, and other stakeholders across Africa to strengthen health systems, address long-standing infectious diseases, and prepare for and manage emerging health threats.

USP participation

Strengthening Biosafety and Biosecurity Capacities and Capabilities of the African Union Member States
Monday, December 12, 9 – 11am (GMT + 2)

Prior to the start of the conference, USP will participate in a side event hosted by Africa CDC to discuss the continent’s response to biosafety and biosecurity and measure compliance with international health regulations and standards. The event will review progress of the Biosafety and Biosecurity Initiative (BBI), several national biosafety and biosecurity technical working groups, and a United Nations project and convention in Africa.

Panelist: Comfort Opoku, Senior Clinical Laboratory Quality Manager, USP

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