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3rd November, 2021


Regional pharmaceutical production in the IGAD region has received minimal support from the international community because most procurement systems encourage purchase of cheap imported medicines rather than investing in local production. Promotion of regional manufacture of essential medicines complements the continental agenda of the African Union, the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa (PMPA) endorsed in 2007 by member states.

23rd November 2021
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Nairobi - Kenya
January 25th, 2022
Entebbe, Uganda

The IGAD Secretariat, in collaboration with its Member States and Development Partners, is organising the 2nd IGAD Water Forum to take place in Entebbe, Uganda from 25th to 27th October 2022.

October 25th, 2021

Deadline for submissions: September 10th, 2021, at 12.00am


Cross-border population movement is a major social determinant of health and disease, including TB, multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) in the IGAD region. TB and TB/HIV co-infection are major public health problems in this region. Most of the TB/HIV infected are in sub-Saharan Africa with a coinfection rate of about 30% in 2016 .