In order to complement investments in building management and technical capacity to deliver quality health services, USAID also supports targeted infrastructure improvement. USAID's support includes minor renovations, facility expansions, and new construction designed to be very energy efficient and to incorporate green-building technology. The Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS) Project supports the construction of a new 150 bed hospital in Jacobabad, a city in one of the poorest areas of Pakistan in northern Sindh province.
USAID's new Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program comprises of five major components, which work through a public-private partnership mix, including the Government of Pakistan (GOP), the private sector, the philanthropic sector, non-governmental organizations, local civil society, and community organizations. These components are: 1) family planning and reproductive health services, 2) maternal, newborn, and child health services; 3) health communications; 4) health commodities and supplies; and 5) health systems strengthening.
The Teacher Education Project (TEP) is a nationwide program to standardize and improve the quality of preservice and continuing teacher education and training. The project works in close partnership with the federal and provincial governments, the Higher Education Commission, provincial Departments of Education, 23 universities, and 79
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Support Program is helping Pakistani society recover from humanitarian and economic crises by strengthening the country's university system. The program is not only providing budgetary support to universities in conflictaffected areas but is also making available stateoftheart laboratory equipment to improve the quality of research and instruction in areas critical to Pakistan's economic and social development.
The PakistanU.S. Science and Technology Cooperation Program is increasing cooperation in science, technology, engineering, and education for mutual benefit and peaceful purposes in both the countries. This program is cosponsored by USAID and the Department of State and is implemented by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. The
The project is helping to increase the profitability and incomes of small and mediumsized enterprises throughout Pakistan. Focusing on key sectors, such as mangoes, peaches, potatoes, dates, fruits and vegetable pulping, agriculture implements, fisheries, garments, marble, tourism and weaving, the project helps 3,749 small and mediumsized enterprises improve their access to technology, domestic and export markets, and finance. To promote the development of a business enabling environment, the project assists the Government of Pakistan to improve planning and budgeting processes, reform p
Last updated: April 02, 2015