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Press Releases

2016

AIHA, GE Foundation Partner on New Biomedical Training Initiative in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, March 4, 2016 — The American International Health Alliance (AIHA) AIHA today concluded the first in a series of four in-service biomedical engineering and technician (BMET) trainings planned in Ethiopia through a year-long public-private partnership with GE Foundation and its implementing partners, Assist International and Engineering World Health (EWH). With support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), activities carried out through this public-private mechanism are designed to complement the work of AIHA’s existing twinning partnership with Jimma Institute of Technology at Jimma University and Addis Ababa Tegbar-Id Polytechnic College. Launched in 2013 with Rice...
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AIHA Launches New Partnership to Strengthen Uganda’s Biomedical Engineering and Technology Training Capacity

March 1, 2016 — The American International Health Alliance (AIHA) launched this week a new twinning partnership designed to strengthen Uganda’s in-service training capacity in biomedical engineering and technology. The overall goal of this partnership is to build the institutional and human resource capacity of the national and regional equipment workshops operated by the Ministry of Health’s Health Infrastructure Division (HID) and Uganda’s Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL). Uganda, like many low-income countries around the world, imports the bulk of medical equipment used by its hospitals and public health laboratories. Much of this equipment is out of service, but could...
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Archive 2015 - 2011

2015

December 1
Partnerships Strengthen Health System Capacity in sub-Saharan Africa

November 17
AIHA Successfully Concludes Blood Safety Project Kazakhstan

September 3
AIHA Partners Launch Telemedicine Initiative in Zambia

February 2
AIHA Appoints David Greeley as New President and CEO

2014

November 12
AIHA Partners with RTI to Strengthen Health Systems across Africa

September 25
AIHA Conducts Blood System Equipment Validation Training in Ukraine

August 7
AIHA Mourns the Loss of South African Partner Prof. Johan Esterhuyse

June 16
Twinning Partnership Celebrates Launch of Tanzania’s Second MSW Program at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University

March 18
HRSA Awards New Twinning Program Cooperative Agreement to AIHA

March 11
Tanzania Pilots New Tablet Project to Improve Nursing Education

2013

July 11
AIHA Expands Efforts to Improve Care and Support Services for Vulnerable Children and Families in Nigeria

July 8
Tanzanian Nurses Engage in Leadership Training Led by Experts from the American Organization of Nurse Executives

May 29
AIHA Launches New PEPFAR-supported Partnership to Establish an Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program in Addis Ababa

May 23
AIHA Launches Twinning Partnership Designed to Train New Mid-level Pharmacy Technician Cadre in South Africa

February 7
AIHA Launches New Blood Safety Project in Asia

January 21
AIHA Launches the First PEPFAR-supported Partnership to Strengthen Biomedical Engineering Training in Africa

2012

November 7
AIHA Launches Its First Twinning Center Partnership in the Caribbean Region

June 27
Government of Tanzania Launches New Social Welfare Assistant Training Program

2011

September 9
Livingstone General Hospital Opens Learning Resource Center

July 21
Strengthening Palliative Care in Zambia through Improved Access to Evidence-based Information Resources

June 24
Partners at the Polytechnic of Namibia Open New Learning Resource Center

June 20
AIHA Conducts Meeting on Strengthening Health and Social Service Professions Education in Africa

May 9
AIHA Appoints Kelly J. Wolfe as New Director of the HIV/AIDS Twinning Center

February 7
Russian Clinicians Travel to United States to Learn about HIV Prevention for MARPS, Coordinated Care for PLHIV

February 4
Twinning Center Launches Third Clinical Associates Partnership to Strengthen Health System in South Africa

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