Africa CDC Capacity Building and Workforce Development for Civil Society Organizations on Antimicrobial Resistance
From 20-21 February 2020, Africa CDC will convene CSOs working in human, animal, and environmental sectors, including those with substantial experience advocating for health-related policy changes.
The overall objectives of the training workshop will be to:
- Provide training on the basics of AMR; infection, prevention and control; one health; and communication and advocacy
- Highlight key regional and global developments and initiatives on AMR, including the latest developments regarding the African Union’s work on AMR and activties of the tripartite organizations
- Discuss measures to increase public awareness of the AMR issue and the role of civil society and educational and information-related bodies.
- Develop proposals for further action at the national, regional and global levels (actions by governments, CSOs, UN agencies etc.).
The workshop will engage about 40 participants; CSOs from Member States; Africa CDC representatives; ReAct Africa representatives; Africa CDC RCCs; AMR focal persons; and technical partner organizations.
Africa CDC will host a workshop for capacity building and workforce development Civil Society Organizations on Antimicrobial Resistance, 20-21 February 2020, in Nairobi Kenya.