Howard in Africa

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This map displays Howard University projects that take place in Africa.

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Howard Projects by Country

ETHIOPIA

  • Clinical Pharmacy Twinning Project
  • November 6-8, 2014
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Howard University Assistant Provost for International Programs and Dean of the College of Pharmacy Anthony Wutoh, Ph.D., led a delegation to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to celebrate the successful implementation of the Clinical Pharmacy Twinning Project, conducted with the American International Health Alliance (AIHA) in collaboration with Addis Ababa University School of Pharmacy.
  • Dean Wutoh was accompanied by Dr. Bisrat Hailemeskel, associate professor of clinical and administrative pharmacy sciences, and principal investigator for the Clinical Pharmacy Twinning Project. Jeronimo Augusto, program manager for international programs, was also a part of the Howard University delegation visit Nov. 6-8.
  • The Clinical Pharmacy Training Project was an eight-year PEPFAR-funded (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) project that has transformed the education of pharmacists throughout Ethiopia. During the visit, Dr. Hailemeskel provided an overview of the activities of the project and noted that Howard University and Addis Ababa University agreed to collaborate several years ago because of the high incidence of HIV in Ethiopia and the lack of health care professionals trained to address the epidemic.
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  • Ethiopia - International Experiential Rotation Program
  • June, 2013
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • The College of  Pharmacy initiated the International Experiential Rotation program in June, 2013 by placing five students at sites in Ethiopia, Zambia, and South Africa. In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, students participated in clinical experiences at Black Lion Hospital. The College of Pharmacy has a long history of international health care. It has emerged particularly as a leader in the clinical pharmacology of HIV/AIDS in Africa.

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LIBERIA

  • 2014 - Ongoing
  • Tubman University, Liberia
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  • In Liberia, Howard University's School of Architecture is participating in a program for the Architectural Design Challenge for the William V.S. Tubman University E-Brary. The E-brary is a major learning center for students and the community of Maryland County, Liberia. Morgan State and Tuskegee University, are participants along with Howard.

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MALAWI

  • Malawi medical laboratory capacity
  • 2013 - Ongoing
  • Malawi
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  • In Malawi, Howard University is increasing the nation’s medical laboratory capacity by training students, establishing laboratories, purchasing equipment and supplies, and having laboratory tests delivered to various parts of the country, as well as helping to construct laboratories. Carol Porter, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Howard University, is the director of the project, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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NIGERIA

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SOUTH AFRICA

  • South Africa HIV project
  • 2013 - Ongoing
  • South Africa
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  • In South Africa, Howard University is helping the government identify patients who are HIV-infected, but have been lost to the medical system for follow-up care. South Africa is an especially important site for Howard, because it serves as the regional office for university healthcare projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Rwanda.

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ZAMBIA

  • Zambia HIV/AIDS partnership
  • 2013 - Ongoing
  • Livingstone, Zambia
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  • In Livingstone, Zambia, Howard University is fostering a public-private partnership between Livingston General Hospital and several local private pharmacies to tackle HIV/AIDS.
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  • Zambia - Presentation at the Journal of Southern African Studies Conference
  • August 3 – 14, 2015
  • Livingstone, Zambia
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  • Dr. Winstead presented a paper at the 1st biennial conference of the Journal of Southern African Studies in Livingstone, Zambia in August, 2015. The conference theme is ‘Southern Africa Beyond the West: Political, Economic & Cultural Relationships with the BRICS Countries & the Global South’. In addition to his paper and participating in a roundtable on setting the agenda of Southern African Studies in the 21st century and how African Studies should respond to the past two decades of change in Southern Africa’s position in the world, had meetings to exploring establishment of linkages between Howard University Center for African Studies and the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research (SAIPAR), an independent, educational research and development oriented research center in Zambia and one of the sponsors of the conference.
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  • Zambia - International Experiential Rotation Program
  • June, 2013
  • Livingstone, Zambia
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  • The College of Pharmacy initiated the International Experiential Rotation program in June, 2013 by placing five students at sites in Ethiopia, Zambia, and South Africa. In Livingstone, Zambia, students participated in clinical experiences at Livingstone General Hospital. The College of Pharmacy has a long history of international health care. It has emerged particularly as a leader in the clinical pharmacology of HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Howard Projects in Multiple African Countries