February 27, 2012

Jhpiego receives grant to support Rwandan HIV/AIDS efforts

Jhpiego has been awarded $8,430,511 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the first year of a five-year project that will directly support the Rwandan Minister of Health’s response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with two main goals: public health program capacity building and grants management capacity building.

Program capacity building components include strengthening national health strategies, public health policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures, pre-service education and in-service training. To achieve the second goal, Jhpiego is expected to build the capacity of the Minister of Health Task Force on Decentralization to manage U.S. government grants.