West African Academy of Public Health (WAAPH) was founded as a nonstate actor / consulting health development organisation (CHDO) for improving public health education, practice and programme implementation through high -impact research, training, mentoring and practice. We found it necessary to increase public health literacy and critical return on investment in the sector. especially with the fragile systems in the sub-region with dearth of manpower to tackle onslaught of diseases like Ebola and Lassa Fever in the shortest time. The Academy is therefore innovation -driven , working in the field of public health to support governments and partners to create dynamic, equitable, integrated, decentralized and participatory health systems within a just and empowered society in the spirit of Universal Access to Health. It is strongly interested in partnerships with your organization and all actors interested in the health and wellbeing of West Africa. Please visit www.publichealth.academy .