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African Center for Global Health&Social Transformation (ACHEST) is an independent Think Tank on #HealthSystems, #HealthWorkforce, #HealthPromotion & #NCDs
Aug 18, 2021 9 tweets 8 min read
#Leadership is about being a role model that people look up to - Prof. @FrancisOmaswa

Follow the #thread below #Leadership starts with you being in the right state physically, mentally, spiritually. Do you take care of yourself? Do you have a moral anchor? -- @FrancisOmaswa
Mar 26, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
Children aged under 5 years are the most vulnerable group affected by malaria; in 2019, they accounted for 67% (274 000) of all malaria deaths worldwide.
Africa carries a higher share of the global burden. In 2019, the region was home to 94% of malaria cases and deaths The @WHO recommends protection for all people at risk of #malaria with effective malaria vector control. Two forms of vector control – insecticide-treated mosquito nets and indoor residual spraying – are effective in a wide range of circumstances.
Feb 1, 2021 14 tweets 7 min read
"Africa should join #COVAX not just a beneficiary but as a contributor of the best science and financial resources," ✍️ Prof. @FrancisOmaswa in his @newvisionwire op-ed today

#PressDigest Here is the link to the article by Prof. @FrancisOmaswa on the Global Scramble for COVID-19 vaccines, and what this means for Africa.…
Oct 19, 2020 9 tweets 6 min read
#ACHEST in partnership with @MinofHealthUG and @ngoradlg3 are implementing a project on Intersectoral Collaboration (ISC) for #PrimaryHealthCare

Read more 👉… ImageImageImage The project is premised on the principle that good health starts with, and is created by individuals, their families and the communities; and that individuals have the primary responsibility for maintaining their own health.…