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World Water Day 2021: Let’s all talk about sanitation for once

By Aïda Kabo, Program Officer, Speak Up Africa   While access to water and sanitation are considered fundamental human rights, approximately one in three people in Africa still live without basic sanitation[1], in fact more people have a mobile phone than have access to a toilet. These are shocking figures that have no place in […]

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COVID-19 and Africa: What comes next?

By Yacine Djibo, Founder & Executive Director of Speak Up Africa. It has now been a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a Public Health Emergency on an international scale, yet Africa’s second wave of the virus and a number of emerging variants has renewed concerns worldwide. On the continent, COVID-19 […]

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Why is the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases vital to the fight against COVID-19?

An interview with Dr. Maria Rebollo Polo, Team Leader of the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) at the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa. First things first Maria, can you please tell us about Neglected Tropical Diseases and how they impact communities across Africa? NTDs are some of the […]

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