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United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Below is a listing of projects funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID):

Higher Education for Development Partnership with LIPHEA Knowledge Center Server Migration LIPHEA ICT and Network Strengthening, East Africa

The project is intended to compliment an ongoing USAID-funded project entitled the Leadership Initiative for Public Health in East Africa (LIPHEA). The overall goal is to more effectively network the seven LIPHEA alliance institutions.  The primary objective is the establishment of a network node at the Makerere University School of Public Health in Uganda and to transfer ownership, management and maintenance of the LIPHEA Knowledge Center and Online Courses to E. Africa to the School.

Start Date: 
2009

Alliance to Harness Information Technology for Decision-Making and Capacity Building in West Africa

The goal of the project is to build the capacity of the West African Health Organization (WAHO) and its member states to contribute to the socioeconomic development, health and nutrition of West Africa.  More specifically the project seeks to link together the focal points (individuals of the ECOWAS member states) for nutrition and blindness both personally and electronically to faster information exchange, best practices, and communication.

Start Date: 
2005

Health Systems 20/20 - Rwanda President’s Malaria Initiative Malaria Operational Plan

President's Malaria Initiative began implementation in Rwanda in December 2006. In support of Rwanda's national malaria control program the Malaria Operational Plan backs four key intervention strategies to prevent and treat malaria:

1. Indoor residual spraying (IRS)

Start Date: 
2008

Central America Free Trade Agreement - Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR) Environmental Law Capacity Building Project

The Payson Center for international Development, at Tulane University School of Law (Payson/TU), in collaboration with the Universidad Iberoamericana in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (UNIBE), the Universidad Rafael Landívar, in Guatemala City, Guatemala (URL) and the Universidad Pau

Start Date: 
2010

Support to the National University of Rwanda (NUR) School of Public Health

Tulane’s Payson Center is strengthening public health leadership and district health management capacity in Rwanda, especially focusing on the critical problems of HIV, malaria, child survival, and FP/RH through a collaborative partnership with the National University of Rwanda School of Public Health.

Start Date: 
2005

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