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Higher Education for Development (HED)

Below is a listing of projects funded by the Higher Education for Development (HED):

One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa

“One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa” in partnership with the One Health for Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) Secretariat located at Makerere University will expand leadership capacity development, human resources development and targeted research and community engagement activities in applied research related to One Health issues across several countries in the region through the OHCEA Secretariat. The major activities of this partnership include the management and award of competitive research grants for graduate, undergraduate and faculty at OHCEA member institutions; curriculum development; tailored short term training; and leadership capacity development all with an emphasis on women empowerment.

Start Date: 
2013

Leadership Initiatives for Public Health in East Africa: Tanzania and Uganda (LIPHEA)

Tulane’s Payson Center is strengthening the capacity of the Makerere University School of Public Health (MUSPH) and the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) so they may provide effective public health leadership for Uganda and Tanzania and catalyze public health leadership training throughout the east African region.

Start Date: 
2006

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

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
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