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Nkengasong sings

The African Union's decision to grant autonomy to the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention marks a victory for its highly regarded director John Nkengasong who had been in a tussle for control with the AU's Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira Elfadil Mohammed (AC Vol 62 No 4 A question of control)...


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Getting jabs in arms

Africa has to learn some tough lessons about health security from the way the pandemic showed '…how easily international and multilateral agreements can dissolve especially in the face of a global crisis' according to John Nkengasong outgoing head of the Africa CDC and Christian Happi senior researcher in molecular biology writing in Nature...

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Europe's economies race to look good

EU ambassador to the African Union (AU) Birgitte Markussen and John Nkengasong Director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention issued a joint statement urging the Serum Institute of India which manufactures Covishield to apply for authorisation by the European Medicines Agency...

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Fatigue may be fatal

Speaker after speaker urged a redoubling of efforts including African Union Chair and President of Congo-Kinshasa Félix Tshisekedi World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Africa CDC Director John Nkengasong...


Sparring for a jab

As John Nkengasong Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has said repeatedly the continent must not find itself in this position again...

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A question of control

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and its director John Nkengasong are in a turf war after winning praise for their leadership combatting the pandemic throughout the continent (AC Vol 62 No 2 A scramble for vaccines)...


Shot in the dark

Ramaphosa was riled at the furore over vaccine supply in South Africa as he had spent much of the last month working as chairman of the African Union with John Nkengasong at the Africa Centres for Disease Control in Addis Ababa to secure enough doses for the entire continent...


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