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2020 Sep 25

The Challenges and Opportunities of Africa's Health Systems

10:30am to 11:30am

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COVID-19 has created challenges for African countries, but not necessarily in the ways that early observers expected. The continent appears to be weathering the pandemic in terms of broad health outcomes, but the challenges of adequate health infrastructures in most African countries remain. To kick off a new Lauder Africa Fall seminar series, we'll talk with a panel of experts to help us more deeply understand how health systems are responding and adapting to the challenges of COVID and learn about persistent systemic issues in the sector still needing to be solved.

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2020 Sep 28

African Academic Diaspora Virtual Homecoming 2020

Mon - Wed, Sep 28 to Sep 30, 8:00am - 4:00pm

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The Association of African Universities (AAU), in collaboration with the African Union and the Government of Ghana, is inviting all educational stakeholders to the first Virtual AAU-Academic Diaspora Homecoming.

The overall objective of the Homecoming is to strengthen collaboration and partnership among research and educational institutions of higher learning in Africa and the African Diaspora to advance quality of education and general wellbeing of all persons of African descent.

Main Theme:...

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2020 Sep 30

ASC Alumni Weekend Lecture feat. Akosua Adomako Ampofo

(All day)

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Please join us to hear from Professor at the University of Ghana and President of the African Studies Association of Africa, Akosua Adomako Ampofo. This event will be held online. Please check back for Zoom details.

ORGANIZER: Boston University African Studies Center

WEBSITE: https://www.bu.edu/africa/events/calendar/?eid=243628

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2020 Sep 30

Africa and COVID-19 Webinar Series: Current State and Priorities

10:00am to 11:00am

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September 30 - Current State and Priorities

On February 14, Africa’s first case of COVID-19 was reported in Egypt. By August, Africa surpassed more than 1 million diagnosed cases of COVID-19. Wide disparities exist in the scale of and response to the outbreak: more than half of reported cases are in South Africa, while Tanzania has controversially declared their country free of cases in June. Across the continent, initial optimism about a lower mortality rate (compared to that seen in Europe and the...

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2020 Oct 07

24hrs at Harvard: Center for African Studies & Africa Academy for Public Health

9:30am to 11:00am

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From 9:30am - 11:00am EST/3:30pm - 5:00pm SAST, the Harvard Center for African Studies Africa Office in Johannesburg, South Africa and the Africa Academy for Public Health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania will showcase their activities as part of the 24hrs at Harvard event.

Harvard Center for African Studies - Africa Office


Hear from a panel of Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program Alumni on what they have been...

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