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Division of Health, Nutrition and Population

Head of Division: Dr. Margaret Anyetei-Agama

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 works closely with the Division of AIDS, TB, Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases (OIDs) and supports the harmonisation and coordination of public health and strengthening of health systems including human resources for health, medicines, e-health and traditional medicine as well as population, reproductive health and nutrition issues. The division also serves as the Secretariat for the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa.