HSRI Roadmap

Strategic Roadmap

CCA’s U.S.-Africa Health Security and Resilience Initiative includes 4 strategic focus areas that have been identified as critical pillars for strengthening African health security and building resilience:

Why Africa,  Why Now?

NEED TO VACCINATE 70% OF THE WORLD
To end the COVID pandemic, the world will need to vaccinate at least 70% of all people.

AFRICA IMPORTS 99% OF VACCINES
Africa imports 99% of the vaccines it consumes, which requires international partnerships to deliver the needed doses and support broader economic recovery.

NEED TO MANUFACTURE 60% OF VACCINES IN AFRICA
Goal: 60% more manufacturing on the continent.

INCREASE PARTNERSHIPS WITH PRIVATE SECTOR
While the needs are great, the opportunity is greater. African leaders are already partnering with the private sector to meet urgent needs in innovative ways using their own financing – e.g., AMSP and AVATT. Different streams coming together to a help Africa reach its goal of health security. Africa has goals but need partners to assist, HSRI initiative to help

ENCOURAGE MORE INNOVATIONS
African countries have shown some of the greatest public health innovations during the COVID crisis, particularly in digital health, replicating the incubator role they played in developing fintech.

BUILD MORE CONVERSATIONS ON PARTNERSHIPS
Creating conversations with business partners to a help Africa reach its goal of health security.

Making the best of the COVID crisis

CREATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR STRONGER HEALTH SYSTEMS
The steps Africa will need to take to recover from the COVID pandemic will help create a much stronger healthcare system – partnering with private and public institutions.

TAP INTO AFRICA’s HEALTH MARKET
Africa’s health market will be the second biggest market by 2030 at $259 billion, accounting for 14% of the global health market, with the U.S. at 21%.

INTERGRATION OF AFRICAN ECONOMIES
African countries are also better integrating their economies through the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and establishing harmonized health regulations through the African Medicines Agency (AMA).

BUILD AFRICAN MANUFACTURING & RESEARCH FACILITIES
This is an ideal opportunity to create the partnerships with companies that will collaborate to launch African manufacturing and research facilities for ‘the next pandemic’ and critical diseases, like malaria, HIV and NCD treatments.

GROW TRADE & INVESTMENTS
Opportunities to trade and investment, Africa is already doing innovate things.