5 forecasts for the future of African cities @futurecapetown @ctpartnership

As Africa’s cities continue to experience rapid population growth, they’ll need a system of health care and response mechanisms that can bear the burden—one that Rotary is helping to build. It has worked with partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to assemble powerful infrastructures of disease prevention and surveillance, including well-trained health care professionals equipped to respond to international outbreaks, Funsho says. He also believes that the lessons Rotary and its partners are learning from the response to Ebola and the near-eradication of polio can help build significant responses to other health threats, such as HIV, high maternal and child mortality, and low routine-immunization rates—not just in African cities but also around the world.

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