News and Opinions  –  2020

ReAct Africa expands

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ReAct Africa has continued to expand in the region since its inception, engaging with AMR champions, governments, academia, CSOs including Faith-based Organizations in more than 33 countries.

World map with ReAct's offices marked

As part of these expansion efforts, ReAct Africa has opened its head office in Lusaka, Zambia to be hosted by the Pharmaceutical Systems Africa (PSA). ReAct Africa will maintain some staff in Nairobi, Kenya. PSA offers an extensive and comprehensive array of services to help developing countries implement best-in-class pharmaceutical supply management.

Mirfin Mpundu, Director of ReAct Africa.

Mirfin Mpundu, Director of ReAct Africa says:

“It is a great privilege working with so many countries and looking at the progress and commitment in implementing measures to contain antimicrobial resistance. Our programs are touching and helping many people across the continent.”

Strong regional voice on AMR

ReAct Africa continues to support countries in the region to develop and implement their National Action Plans to address AMR. Strengthening stakeholder platforms for engagement, CSO collaboration, capacity building, and being a regional voice on AMR and infectious diseases.

The node also works and collaborates with the WHO, OIE, FAO, Regional Economic Communities like Southern African Development Community, East African Community, and Africa CDC among other key stakeholders.

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