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Enhancing Cross-Sectoral and Cross-Border Cooperation for Health Security, Implementing a One Health Approach for Improved Health, Prosperity, and Well-Being in the Horn of Africa.

May 21, 2024
May 21, 2024, (Nairobi, Kenya): In an era where infectious disease outbreaks and health emergencies continue to undermine regional health…
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Standing Together to End Malaria: IGAD’s Commitment on World Malaria Day

April 25, 2024
On April 26th, the world observes World Malaria Day, which serves as a moment to reflect on the ongoing efforts…
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Progress Towards Malaria Elimination in the IGAD Region: A Collaborative Approach

April 25, 2024
Abstract: Malaria continues to pose a significant public health challenge in the IGAD region, with outbreaks and the spread of An. Stephen’s…
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Annual Performance Review Meeting of the Global Fund – IGAD Regional TB Grant

February 25, 2024
February 21, 2024 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) with Global Fund (GF) Tuberculosis Grant conducted a…
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IGAD has handed over IT Hardware to the Somalia’s MOH

February 16, 2024
February 15, 2024 (Mogadishu, Republic of Somalia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with the European Union and…
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The COVID-19 Response program project of the EU-IGAD has officially closed

December 1, 2023
November 30,2023 (ARTA , Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), organized in collaboration with the European Union and UNOPS ,…
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IGAD Commences the First Technical Workshop on Domestication and Implementation of Regional Health Policies

October 5, 2023
October 04, 2023 (BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with support from United States Agency for International Development…
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Meeting On IGAD-Djibouti Data Sharing and Protection Policy Framework Domestification

September 7, 2023
September 1, 2023 (Djibouti-Ville, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in collaboration with GIZ (Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit) has conducted…
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IGAD Promotes Country-level Actions in Nutrition Surveillance

August 28, 2023
August 26, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) through its Learning Network on Nutrition Surveillance (LeNNS) in…
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IGAD Hands over Information Technology Hardware to the Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health

August 10, 2023
August 9, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)  in collaboration with the European Union (EU), Ministry for…
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IGAD Health Technical Experts Collaborate to Support Interoperability Standards Towards a Regional Disease Surveillance System for Effective Regional Responses

July 11, 2023
July 11, 2023 (MOMBASA, Kenya): Health Experts in the fields of Integrated Diseases Surveillance and Response (IDSR) and Health Management Information…
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The IGAD Health data digitization project team calls for increase cross-border collaboration between Djibouti and Ethiopia

June 19, 2023
June 14, 2023 (DIKHIL, Djibouti): The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Health data digitization project team has carried out a…
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IGAD and the government of Djibouti (MOH) kick-off strengthening Djiboutian Digital Disease Surveillance and Monitoring through SORMAS

May 12, 2023
May 10, 2023 (DJIBOUTI-VILLE, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in collaboration with the government of Djibouti:  Ministry of…
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IGAD Continues to Advocate for the Implementation of the Cross Border Policy Domestication

April 26, 2023
April 26, 2023 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Digital Health Project team in collaboration with GIZ  is…
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IGAD Donates COVID -19 Rapid Tests to Djibouti Refugees Camps

April 2, 2023
March 30,2023 (ALI SABIEH, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in collaboration with United Nation Higher Commission for Refugees…
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IGAD National Policy Consultants and Regional Policy Experts Meet to Collaborate on the Domestication of the Cross-Border Data Sharing and Protection Policy Implementation

March 2, 2023
March 2, 2023, (NAIROBI, Kenya) : The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and GIZ Djibouti Digital Health Project team has…
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IGAD and WHO Strategise to Prepare for Health and Food Security Risks

February 16, 2023
February 15, 2023 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) today…
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EQUALIZE – WORLD AIDS DAY 2022

December 1, 2022
IGAD join celebrating the World AIDS Day 2022 in all IGAD - supported refugee camps (54 sites) and IGAD –…
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IGAD Launches a COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign among Truck Drivers on the Ethio-Djibouti Trade Corridors

November 28, 2022
November 27, 2022, (PK12, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with support from the European Union through the EU-IGAD…
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IGAD is Cognisant of the Imminent Risk Posed by the Ongoing Ebola Outbreak

October 14, 2022
October 12, 2022 (KAMPALA, Uganda):  A High–level Emergency Ministerial meeting held on Cross-border Collaboration for Preparedness and Response to Ebola…
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Assessment on the Impact of Covid-19 on Migrant Workers in and from the IGAD Region

September 30, 2022
The report provides an overview about the situation of COVID-19 in the IGAD region and identifies the major socio economic…
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IGAD and UNHCR Signed a PR-SR Grant Agreement of US $1,738,528

August 16, 2022
August 15, 2022 (Djibouti-Ville, Djibouti): The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Executive Secretory, H.E Workneh Gebeyehu (PhD), and Clementine Nkweta-Salami,…
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IGAD Digital Health Planning Meeting

August 4, 2022
August 1, 2022 (AddisAbaba, Ethiopia) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), commenced a Digital Health Planning Meeting with the Member…
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EU-IGAD COVID-19 Response Continues its Support to Vulnerable Communities Across the IGAD Region

July 5, 2022
July 4, 2022 (Djibouti, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) commenced the 5th EU-IGAD COVID-19 Response Project Steering Committee…
IGAD Regional Cross-Border Health Digitalization progress
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IGAD Regional Cross-Border Health Digitalization progress

June 19, 2022
June 15, 2022 (Nairobi, Kenya): The IGAD-Health Digitalization team met with their GIZ colleagues in Nairobi, Kenya from the 13th…
IGAD Regional Health Data Sharing and Protection Policy Framework
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IGAD Regional Health Data Sharing and Protection Policy Framework

June 16, 2022
Regional Health Data Sharing and Protection Policy The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Is a regional trade bloc that seeks…
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IGAD and the EU Hand Over Ambulances to the Government of Ethiopia

May 4, 2022
May 3, 2022 (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, on…