INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA
What: Meeting of African Union Experts
High Level Dialogue on Ending Malaria for Good in Commemoration of World Malaria Day 2016
When: Experts Meeting- 08:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs from 25 to 26 April 2016
High Level Dialogue-13:00hrs-14:30hrs
Where: Experts Meeting- Nelson Mandela Hall, New African Union Conference Centre, African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
High Level Dialogue-Between Building B and C, African Union Commission
African Union Member State Experts
High Level Dialogue
Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia;
Dr Richard Nchabi Kamwi, Malaria Elimination 8 Ambassador, RBM Board Member and Former Minister of Health for Republic of Namibia;
Members of the Diplomatic Corps;
Ms. Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary, African Leaders Malaria Alliance.
Objectives: The purpose of the African Health Experts meeting is to examine and endorse the following AU Health Policy Instruments that will be considered by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in July 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda:
African Health Strategy (2016-2030);
Maputo Plan of Action (2016-2030) for the implementation of the Continental Framework on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights;
Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria in Africa by 2030;
Common Africa Position on the High Level Meeting on AIDS (8-10 June 2016);
Concept document on the establishment of the African Health Volunteers Corps.
The High Level Dialogue will share experiences and best practices from AU Member States in their efforts to eliminate malaria.