03/12/2013 - For the first time in human history, our generation has the financial and technical capacity to eliminate health disparities between poorer and wealthier nations, according to a new report, Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation, published in The Lancet.
- From: 01/12/2013
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Africa has made significant progress in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In the past seven years, AIDS-related deaths declined by 32%.The number of people contracting the HIV infection declined by 25% in the past 10 years. The rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV has also declined from 35% in 2001 to 26% in 2010.
28/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Tunis on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Tunis, and approved US $161.92 million to finance the reinforcement of socio-economic infrastructure in the Central Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Infrastructure, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Education, Poverty Reduction, ADF, Fragile States Facility
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- To: 03/12/2013
- Location: Novotel Tunis, Tunisia
The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), the Commission on Investing in Health (CIH), The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and The Lancet invites you to the release of a report on investing in health and health financing titled "Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation".
- From: 25/11/2013
- To: 25/11/2013
Violence against women is violence against us all. Violence against women is not “only” a “women’s issue”: it is a priority for all men and all women who are committed to contributing to the development of their societies.
19/11/2013 - November 14 marked a milestone in the history of Zaria, Kaduna State, with the launch of its $480 million Water Supply, Expansion and Sanitation Project. The start-up was launched at the site of the newly built water treatment plant in a ceremony with the Governor of Kaduna State; the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris; Ajisegiri Benson, representative of the Minister for Water Resources; and the Country Director of the African Development Bank as guests of honour.
18/11/2013 - A critical issue for African countries “Human Resources for Health: foundation for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the post-2015 development agenda” was discussed among 2,000 participants from 80 countries at the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (HRH) which took place November 10-13 in Recife, Brazil. The conference was followed by a Board meeting of the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) on November 14 to set up the future health workforce agenda, in which the African Development Bank is a member.
12/11/2013 - The African Development Bank, the Government of Rwanda and development partners launched the 2013 African Economic Outlook (AEO) on November 6 in Kigali, underscoring the role of Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources in supporting the continent’s economic growth and advancements in human development.
- From: 11/11/2013
- To: 12/11/2013
- Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the African Development Bank (AfDB) will convene a high-level political meeting on increased domestic funding for AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, in Addis Ababa from November 11-12, 2013.
07/11/2013 - C’est de la tribune de l’Assemblée nationale que le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Donald Kaberuka, s’est adressé le 6 novembre aux populations du Niger, et partant de tout le Sahel, pour leur réaffirmer la solidarité de la BAD à leurs efforts pour juguler les crises anciennes et nouvelles auxquelles la région fait face. Kaberuka était à Niamey, deuxième étape d’une mission conjointe dans la région du Sahel, en compagnie avec d’autres partenaires au développement.