## Coordination meeting preparations

The annual coordination meeting of the CONFIDE project has started today in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

## Tunisian health sector to undergo overhaul

We share with you a brief history of the public health sector in Tunisia, a sector which is undergoing overhaul and reforms
Details: https://oxfordbusinessgroup.com/overview/annual-check-solid-foundation-sector-ready-overhaul?fbclid=IwAR3qzCQT1wFoKN2m8ehBQnat-Dt3OIzyItWmWaFF7BHM7JnLI9iQE8oqfs8

## Les inégalités régionales persistent en termes d'infrastructures

The latest report on infrastructure indicators 2017 has just revealed the existence of a gap in the health sector in the health sector, especially in the number of beds available in hospital facilities. Although the number of beds has evolved from 15.574 beds in 1994 to 21.080 in 2017, the gap remains in the regions, since 28 % of the beds, or 6059, are placed in the Hospital structures of greater Tunis (Huffington Post Maghreb)

## Longterm impact of CONFIDE project in Tunisia

Africa Needs Strong National Public Health Institutes

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Africa needs strong (NPHIs) to mitigate infectious disease outbreaks caused by climate change and biological weapons.

## Regional development in Tunisia

Tunisia has managed to achieve a fairly good economic growth across the most developed regions in the past years, while less developed regions are hampered to grow due to growing infrastructure disparities and skewed allocation of resources (Larbi Sadiki - Brookings Edu).