Catalyze the Engagement of Policymakers

The momentum generated by Speak Up Africa’s campaigns serves as a powerful public accountability mechanism, enhancing transparency and encouraging governments to uphold their public commitments. Speak Up Africa engages with the international health and development communities and with national governments to enact strategic policy change at the national level.

  • Community access to child health diagnostic and treatment tools.

  • OTC access to low osmolarity ORS and zinc.

  • Ensure ORS+Zinc is the primary treatment for diarrhea.

  • Removal of taxes and tariffs on critical health commodities.

  • Improved accountability and transparency on national spending.


Senegal has made tremendous progress in recent years thanks to a concerted effort of all partners involved in the fight against malaria. It is important to maintain these achievements and continue our fight to put an end to all deaths due to this disease in our country.
— H.E Macky Sall, President of Senegal