Health, Humanitarian Affairs & Social Development (HHS)
H.E. Amb. Cessouma Minata Samate is a Burkina Faso diplomat, born on 14 July 1961. She was elected the new Commissioner for Political Affairs of the African Union Commission. Ambassador Samate is an Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Burkina Faso in Ethiopia, Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
The Department of Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development (HHS) works to promote the AU’s health, labour, employment, migration, social development, drug control, crime prevention, sport and cultural agenda.
The Division plays a leading role in policy development, advocacy, coordination, monitoring and evaluation on AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and other infectious diseases.
The Division responds to vital generic health issues related to health policy and delivery systems, nutrition and other related public health issues and challenges that require a concerted and coordinated approach at a continental level.
The division of labour and employment focuses on the rights, labour standards, integrated employment policies and social security systems.
The Division works with Member States and development partners to create and strengthen social protection systems that aims at reducing social and economic risk and vulnerability.
The Africa Migration Report takes a distinctly regional approach to inform knowledge on migration in Africa.
Department of Social Affairs Newsletter
The African Union Commission (AUC) envisions “an integrated continent that is politically united based on the ideals of Pan Africanism an
Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”
Violent extremism is a global issue.
Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (21 December 2021), 4,444,521 new confirmed
Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (14 December 2021), 4,501,031 new confirmed
Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (7 December 2021), 4,272,039 new confirmed
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