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Africa Regional Network

The Africa Regional Network is a group of Africa-based health policy and systems research (HPSR) networks, connecting for the purposes of learning what each is doing in the field, building synergies, increasing the profile of African HPSR, and seeking ways in which the region can shape and influence the wider Health Systems Global (HSG) society.

The Africa Regional Network welcomes input from HPSR practitioners and researchers based in Africa. Your valuable input is welcome in the following areas:

  • Information about relevant regional events, such as conferences and seminars related to HPSR – in policy, practice, teaching and research domains.
  • Training opportunities (including online), short courses, scholarship and fellowship opportunities
    calls for proposals and webinars.
  • Interesting news stories, from both traditional and social media.
News and views

News and views

Access the latest blog posts and news items from and about the Africa region.

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Regional Network Coordinators

Okikiolu Badejo

Okikiolu Badejo

Africa Regional Network Coordinator

Aïssa Diarra

Aïssa Diarra

Africa Regional Network Coordinator

Okikiolu Badejo

Okikiolu Badejo

Africa Regional Network Coordinator

Aïssa Diarra

Aïssa Diarra

Africa Regional Network Coordinator

Links to networks

CHESAI

CHESAI

Network

Collaboration for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA)

Collaboration for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA)

Network

Consortium for Mothers, Children, Adolescents and Health Policy and Systems Strengthening (COMCAHPSS)

Consortium for Mothers, Children, Adolescents and Health Policy and Systems Strengthening (COMCAHPSS)

Network

African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA)

African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA)

Network

EQUINET

EQUINET

Network

Réseau Sud-Sud Epidémie

Réseau Sud-Sud Epidémie

Network

CHESAI

CHESAI

Network

CHESAI is a collaborative of health policy and systems researchers based in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Collaboration for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA)

Collaboration for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA)

Network

A website dedicated to supporting the teaching of health policy and systems research by discussing principles of curriculum development, highlighting good teaching practice and sharing teaching resources.

Consortium for Mothers, Children, Adolescents and Health Policy and Systems Strengthening (COMCAHPSS)

Consortium for Mothers, Children, Adolescents and Health Policy and Systems Strengthening (COMCAHPSS)

Network

COMCAHPSS aims to conduct multi-level capacity building and networking at individual, institutional and country levels in West and Central Africa for leadership in health policy and systems (HPS) and maternal newborn child and adolescent health (MNCAH) research and practice to support context-relevant and and effective policy and program decision making and implementation for MNCAH improvements in West Africa.

African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA)

African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA)

Network

The main mission of AfHEA is to improve health outcomes, with special emphasis on the most vulnerable population groups. AfHEA works towards improved health outcomes by promoting high-quality and standards in the generation of policy relevant evidence and the use of appropriate health economics tools within the discipline of health economics and financing in Africa.

EQUINET

EQUINET

Network

EQUINET, the Regional Network on Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa, is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realize shared values of equity and social justice in health.

Réseau Sud-Sud Epidémie

Réseau Sud-Sud Epidémie

Network

L’objectif principal du réseau est de constituer un dispositif de production pérenne de connaissances dans l’urgence et à long terme sur les dimensions sociales des épidémies en Afrique et contribuer ainsi à fournir aux gouvernements des outils pertinents d’aide à la décision et à l’action.

Publications and resources