Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be agents of catalytic development in their respective communities and beyond. With the immense potential of over 420 million young people aged between 15 and 35 years in the globe, Amref Health Africa is increasing its focus and investment in addressing their pressing health needs. The drum is beating for Africa’s Giants; and we listened.
Wednesday 16th June 2021 – On the day of the African child, Amref Health Africa the largest indigenous health NGO launched its first Global Youth & Adolescent Strategy in a momentous virtual ceremony graced by Ms. Prudence Ngwenya, the Head of Division at the Youth Development, Women, Gender and Youth Directorate at the African Union Commission. This strategy firmly responded to the theme for the Day of the African Child 2021 which seeks to accelerate the implementation of Agenda 2040 for an Africa fit for children, 30 years after the adoption of the Charter.