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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…
IGAD Executive Secretary and Health Minister for Ethiopia
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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…
Impact of Covid-19 on Education systems in the IGAD region
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Covid-19 Vaccination, What’s the Status in the IGAD Region?

March 31, 2022
Early in the development of vaccines for Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), World Health Organization (WHO) led the establishment of…
IGAD Health Ministers meeting in Mombasa
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IGAD Health Ministers Commit to Scale up Health Services for Refugees and Cross Borders

March 26, 2022
March 25, 2022 (MOMBASA, Kenya): Ministers in charge of Health of member countries of the Intergovernmental Authority on development (IGAD) today…
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IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

December 7, 2021
01-10-2018, Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened a workshop for Member States’ experts in charge…
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IGAD and WHO Train for Harmonisation of Medicines Registration

December 7, 2021
20-08-2018, Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO), this morning launched…
IGAD Press statement
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IGAD to Officially Inaugurate its Regional Cancer Centre of Excellence

April 30, 2021
April 17, 2021 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will officially inaugurate it’s Regional Cancer Centre of Excellence (RCCE) at…
IGAD E.S laying foundation for Regional Cancer Center
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IGAD Officially Inaugurates its Regional Cancer Centre of Excellence at a Foundation Laying Ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

April 30, 2021
April 19, 2021 (Addis Ababa). The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) marked yet another milestone on its ambition to establish…
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IGAD Delegation Meets H.E Dr Riek Gai Kok, Minister of Health of South Sudan in Juba, South Sudan

December 7, 2019
A delegation from IGAD Secretariat headed by Mr Elsadig Abdalla, Director of Economic Cooperation and Integration has met H.E Dr…
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IGAD, Partners and Member States Call for Harmonization and Collaboration of Regional Medicines Regulation

April 26, 2016
Khartoum, Sudan 26-4-2016: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) together with Member States and partners are meeting for the 2nd…
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IGAD Embarks on Mobilizing Resources for a Regional Cancer Centre

April 20, 2016
  HE Dr. Amir addressing the audience during the opening ceremnoy Addis Ababa, 20-04-2016: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)…
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Addis Hosts Resource Mobilization Conference for IGAD Regional Cancer Centre

April 20, 2016
Fathia Alwan, PM - IGAD Health and Social Affairs addressing media during the press conference Addis Ababa, 19-04-2016: To mobilize…
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IGAD and WHO Officials Chart Out Way Forward on Regional Medicines Regulation

November 8, 2015
Djibouti, 06-11-2015: Senior officials of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Health Organization (WHO) held a joint…
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The First IGAD Regional Medicines Regulatory Authorities Conference on Regulatory Coordination and Harmonization

August 5, 2015
  August 03, 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia:  IGAD, in partnership with Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, WHO, UNFPA, and…
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UNFPA and Regional Organizations Examine Quality Assurance for Reproductive Health Commodities

August 12, 2014
  12th August 2014, Addis Ababa: IGAD in collaboration with the East and Southern African Regional Office (ESARO) of the…
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Plans Underway for the December IGAD International Health Conference

July 27, 2014
Between 15th and 19th July 2014, a mission was conducted in Addis Ababa by senior IGAD staff from the Secretariat…
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Visiting the Japanese Ambassador to Ethiopia

July 27, 2014
An IGAD delegation paid a courtesy visit to the Japanese Embassy in Addis Ababa on Wednesday, 22nd July 2014.  …
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IGAD and Switzerland sign framework agreement on partnership and cooperation

July 5, 2014
The Executive Secretary of IGAD H.E Amb. (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim and the Swiss ambassador in Ethiopia, H.E Amb. Andrea Semadeni,…
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IGAD LAUNCHES THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE ON HEALTH

June 17, 2014
Addis Ababa, 14th June 2014. The IGAD Secretariat today launched the first ever scientific conference on health with particular emphasis…