In reacting to the second influx of Covid-19 pandemic, Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called upon all African nations to adopt best practices, systems, strategies and recommendations to handle the Covid-19 pandemic.
In an emergency response and preparedness meeting, the Africa CDC says the measures that will be taken should take a balance between sparing lives and limiting the effect of the pandemic on the economy and the social well-being of the citizens.
The nations should take measures, for example, reinforcing surveillance frameworks to quickly identify and isolate new cases as well as screen patterns to inform response endeavours, produce extra proof and science necessary for making informed decisions and redistribute resources to where they are generally required. Nations ought to likewise upgrade the execution of partnership to accelerate Covid-19 Testing (PACT) by guaranteeing that tests are conducted, cases are isolated and. Contacts and contacts are followed and keep on to fortify the health system efforts to address all public health challenges, particularly provisions of essential health services.