Guinea

Project Highlight

In Guinea, the ETP&SS program works to implement the Ministry of Health’s national plan for survivors to mitigate the risk of resurgence of the Ebola virus, support clinical care, and reduce stigma and other barriers for survivors to access needed health care.

October 12, 2017
Announcement

On September 7-9, 2017, the West African Clinical Research Consortium (WAC), in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health and the Advancing Partners & Communities project, hosted over 150 West African and international scientists, clinicians, researchers, policy makers, and other stakeholders at a conference in Guinea’s capital, Conakry.

April 10, 2017
Announcement

Advancing Partners & Communities held a regional workshop for leadership from Ebola survivor associations from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in Conakry, Guinea from March 27th to 29th, 2017.

Publication

The Ebola Transmission Prevention and Survivor Services Program (ETP & SS) launched in July 2016 and is operating under the umbrella of priorities set by USAID’s Global Health Ebola Team. The program works with ministries of health and nongovernmental organizations in regions of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea that are most affected by the Ebola outbreak.

November 27, 2017
Announcement

During an official ceremony on October 25, 2017, the Guinean Ministry of Health (MOH) received the first of several shipments of laboratory supplies and medical equipment, donated by USAID through the Advancing Partnerships & Communities project (APC).

Guinea

The goals of APC Guinea Project are to reduce the risk of transmission of the Ebola virus from survivors to other individuals; ensure that all Ebola survivors have access to routine health care and psychosocial services; and strengthen the capacity of those service providers through direct assistance to facilities within the national health system.

Objective 1

Strengthen national and subnational coordination and assist with the roll-out of the Ministry of Health’s national plan for survivors (SA-Ceint) through:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Save the Children will advance their CBA2I programming by establishing a cost-efficient, sustainable learning site in Guinea. At the learning site, representatives from other communities within the country will learn best practices in the operation of a CBA2I programs that include CHW administration of injectables. The learning site will also allow representatives from other countries and NGOs to participate.

Save the Children Federation, Inc. invests in children’s education, health, and protection from harm. The non-governmental organization works globally to advocate for children’s rights in order to provide economic stability, better health, and emergency aid in times of crisis.