APHRC is committed to generating an Africa-led and Africa-owned body of evidence to inform decision making for an effective and sustainable response to the most critical challenges facing the continent.
POLICY ENGAGEMENT COMMUNICATION
The burden of COVID-19 at population level is not known and prevention interventions are not fully supported by evidence. This project seeks to answer the question of: what proportion of the general population has been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 before? The study is being conducted in the Nairobi Urban Health and Demographic Surveillance System (NUHDSS) area (Korogocho and Viwandani informal settlements) on the outskirts of Nairobi City. Similar studies are being implemented in Kisumu and Kilifi by other research teams within the wider consortium. […]
The availability of safe blood is a key aspect of health services provision, much like drugs, vaccines and other medical […]
The global community is racing to slow down and halt the spread of SARS-CoV-2. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed […]
The global community is racing to slow down and halt the spread of SARS-CoV-2. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed tens […]
Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have poor solid waste management systems, putting people living near dumpsites at higher risk of […]
Urbanization is a major feature of global population redistribution, and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), though currently ranked as the least urbanized […]
Despite an estimated one billion people around the world living in slums, most surveys of health and well-being do not […]
Improving child nutritional status is an important step towards achiev-ing the Sustainable Development Goals 2 and 3 in developing countries. […]
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