Abuja Call for Accelerated Action Towards Universal Access to HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 2-4 May 2006

Sectors : Health systems, medicines and regulation, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2006
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Health - Health systems, medicines and regulation

“To strengthen health systems and building on existing structures (infrastructure, human resource, financing, supplies etc.) for scaling up and accelerating Universal Access to prevention, treatment, care and support for HIV and AIDS, TB and Malaria; To strengthen data management and surveillance; To meet WHO standards for doctors and nurses”

Scope: 
Africa

“To enact and utilize appropriate legislation and international trade regulations and flexibilities, to ensure the availability of medicines and commodities at affordable prices as well as technologies for the treatment, care and prevention of HIV and AIDS, TB and malaria including vaccines, medicines and Anti-retrovirus Therapy (ART); To promote regional bulk purchase and local production of generic medicines and other commodities; Support work on regional local production of generic ARV drugs ... To promote and support research and development of microbicides, vaccines, diagnostics and treatment for HIV and AIDS, TB and malaria, including traditional medicine; Monitoring of drug resistance in the treatment of HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Demographic and Health Surveys every five years; Research ethics including for HIV and AIDS; Conduct regular incidence surveys on HIV ... Enhance and support implementation of comprehensive strategic programmes at country and regional levels against HIV and AIDS, TB and malaria; Prevention of multi-drug resistant TB; Accelerate Malaria control programmes with a goal to eliminate malariausing all effective strategies such as indoor residual spraying, insecticide treated bed nets, Artemisenin Combination Therapy (ACTs) and Intermittent Presumptive Therapy (IPT); Implement the Three-Ones (one executing authority, one Plan of Action and one Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (for HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria).”

Scope: 
Africa