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January 15, 2015

USAID, together with FHI 360, is hosting the first West Africa Digital Development Forum on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Accra, Ghana. The rapid proliferation of affordable mobile phones and deepening access to the Internet is transforming the world and reshaping how governments and organizations engage with citizens. This one-day event will celebrate the progress made in several critical areas of innovation in West Africa, and drive the conversation on technology-enabled development in the region.

Through an engaging mix of panel discussions and TED-style lightning talks, the forum will highlight innovative programs, business models, and partnerships from across the region.

The forum is also an exciting opportunity to meet and interact with over 100 people from the digital technology and international development communities, including local technology firms, USAID implementing partners, donors, and others who are using digital technologies to transform development in West Africa.

Space is limited.  Register here to attend.

May 21, 2014

Accra, Ghana – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is holding a two-day workshop in Accra, Ghana, to develop a roadmap on how the public and private sectors can collaborate to improve and expand health services in West Africa. Discussions will highlight the findings of two reports on the private health sector and mobile technology for health (mHealth in the region. The reports underline the role and contribution of the private sector and mHealth applications to reproductive health and family planning as well as HIV/AIDS interventions. 

May 20, 2014

Ce rapport met en évidence la portée du secteur privé de la santé au Burkina Faso, au Cameroun, en Côte d'Ivoire, en Mauritanie, au  Niger et au Togo dans la prestation des services, et l’approvisionnement des produits de la  santé de la reprod

May 20, 2014

This report highlights the scope of the private health sector in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Niger and Togo in the supply of products and services for sexual reproductive health, family planning and HIV/AIDS. The report examines the legal and regulatory environment and public-private-partnerships in each country, and also provides partnership recommendations.

May 20, 2014

Ce rapport propose un aperçu des activités de mSanté--l’utilisation de la technologie mobile de télécommunication pour améliorer les résultats de santé--dans la région Afrique de l'Ouest., qui comprenant les 15 pays membres la Communauté Economique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO) et deux pays supplémentaires d’ importance particulière pour la Mission Afrique de l'Ouest de l'USAID: le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, le Cameroun, le Cap Vert, la Côte d'Ivoire, la Gambie, le Ghana, la Guinée, la Guinée Bissau, le Libéria, le Mali, la Mauritanie, le Niger, le Nigeria, le Sénégal, la Sierra L

May 20, 2014

This report provides an overview of mhealth activity -- the use of mobile technology to improve health outcomes -- in the West Africa region, including the 15 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) countries and two additional focus countries for USAID’s West Africa Mission.  These are: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. 

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Last updated: January 21, 2015

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