Africa Health Strategy: 2007-2015

African Union, strategic document


African Union

Publication details

Number of pages: 30
Publication date: 2007
Languages: English


This strategic documents highlights main challenges faced by African health systems and outlines a broad strategic framework for African nations to achieve the health Millennium Development Goals, complementing existing national and sub-regional strategic documents

The strategy proposes strengthening of health systems with the goal of reducing disease burden through improved resources, systems, policies and management.

The strategy calls upon African countries to promote all aspects of human resources for health development and retention, addressing policies, strategic plans, information, training, recruitment, deployment and retention, administration, working and living conditions and the health of staff.