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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Below is a listing of projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Developing a Sustainable Electronic Reporting and Monitoring System for HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Rwanda

In order to assist the Rwandan government in the provision of Anti Retrovirals to people living with HIV, the Payson Center developed TRACnet, a dynamic information technology solution designed to collect, store, retrieve, and disseminate critical program, drug, and patient information related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment.  By leveraging existing infrastructure, TRACnet is being deployed to increase the efficiency of Rwanda's HIV/AIDS program management, and enhance the quality of patient care.

Start Date: 
2006

University Technical Assistance Projects in Support of the Global AIDS Program-Rwanda Supplement (UTAP)

Tulane University’s Payson Center provides capacity building and technical assistance in HIV & AIDS-related

  1. strategic and operational planning,
  2. national and project-level monitoring & evaluation,
  3. ICT/GIS,
  4. research and management to CDC (Atlanta and Rwanda) as well as Rwanda’s national institutions: CNLS, TRAC, NUR-SPH.

We also designed and established the Rwanda’s national: HIV & AIDS digital library (RNHDL) and HIV & AIDS Public Interest Fellowship (RHPIF).

Start Date: 
2003

Improving Public Health Capacity through Integrated Training of Health Professionals in the Republic of Rwanda under PEPFAR  

The project goals are to:

1. strengthen capacity of Rwanda institutions in the health sciences sector responsible for developing Rwanda’s health workforce; and

Start Date: 
2008

Technical Assistance in Support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - Côte d'Ivoire

Tulane University's Payson Center's overall objective is to increase strategic information and project management capacity among local Government and NGO partners leading the HIV/AIDS response. More concretely, Tulane will work with local, Côte d'Ivoire institutions to build individual and organizational competence in the areas of evidence-based planning, data analysis, management and presentation, program evaluation and organizational leadership.

Start Date: 
2009

Technical Assistance in Support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - Democratic Republic of Congo

Tulane University's Payson Center will provide innovative approaches in support of the Democratic Republic of Congo's national response to the HIV epidemic. Through technical assistance and the training of Congolese professionals, Tulane University and its partners will build the capacity needed to strengthen and scale-up HIV prevention, care, treatment programs in the country and thus reduce HIV sero-prevalence and increase the life expectancy and the quality of life of individuals living with HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Start Date: 
2009
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