African Development Bank Group

04/07/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/07/2017 12:12

African Development Bank Joins meeting of Regional and Sector Directors of the Harmonization for Health in Africa (HHA) in Dakar

Representatives from WHO, African Development Bank, GAVI, Global Fund, France, JICA, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNWomen and USAID met in Dakar from 28-31 March 2017 to decide upon the future of Harmonization for Health in Africa (HHA), a mechanism co-founded by AfDB and partners in 2006, to deliver coordinated support to health systems strengthening in African countries.

During this meeting convened by WHO Regional Office for Africa and hosted by UNFA Regional Directorate for West Africa, HHA partners affirmed their renewed commitment to HHA and provided the strategic directions to enhance its impact at country and regional levels. Chairing the opening ceremony, Senegal Minister of Health Pr. Awa Marie Coll Seck (photo) thanked HHA for its significant contribution to the attainment of health development objectives in Africa.