This report captures the activities that the Africa Bioethics Network (ABN) has been able to accomplish since it was launched on 20th May 2022, the Guest of Honor was Prof. Evelyn Wagaiyu, Dean, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi and it was graced by representatives from UNESCO Eastern Africa Regional Office. 170 individuals registered for the launch, with 80 participants attending from various African and international countries. Participating countries From Africa included Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, and Ghana among others. In attendance were United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) representatives, CLINWIN Research Services, University of Nairobi (UON) Kenya Aids Vaccine Institute (KAVI), St Paul's University, BCA-ETHICS II:  Research Ethics in West Africa, Anahuac University, The International Association of Bioethics (IAB), Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and many others with a representation of over 30 countries.

The launch marked the beginning of a journey that endeavors to promote Bioethics in Africa through various initiatives.


Bringing awareness to ethical issues impacting Africa individuals and communities.

Strong relationships

Engaging the voices of scholars, artists, and activists amplifying the concerns of African societies.

Innovation through bioethics

Changing health landscape, we anticipate new and emerging ethical issues in the community.

bioethics into practice

We work with multidisciplinary experts in health,environment and climate change

Excellence and impact

By bringing together the right partners and collaborators, resources and processes