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January 31, 2018

Thousands of Egyptians are living healthier lives today thanks to a joint project between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Health and Population to improve the skills of over 700 Egyptian health educators.  The project, which began in 2014 and completed this month, featured a combination of training, curriculum development, and media campaigns.

Mission Sherry F. Carlin speaking at the launch of the Nationwide Community Health Worker Strategy
December 27, 2017

Today, USAID/Egypt and representatives from the Ministry of Health and Population celebrated the launch of a new nationwide Community Health Worker Strategy that will help Egyptians gain greater access to health information and advice.

December 18, 2017

The incumbent serves as a Project Management Specialist (Senior Higher Education and Science and Technology Specialist) in the Office of Education and Health (OEH). The incumbent is the Agreement Officer Representative (AOR) and the Mission’s Project Manager for complex programs in higher education and science and technology. The incumbent is responsible for designing, planning, budgeting, implementing, managing, monitoring, and evaluating projects aimed at delivering graduate scholarship to Egyptian professionals and awarding research grants in science and technology. The incumbent represents USAID in host government meetings.

USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghafar joined at the American University in Cairo to announce the opening of 20 UCCDs at 12 Egyptian universities.
December 13, 2017

USAID/Egypt, in partnership with the American University in Cairo, announced the launch of a project to build 20 Career Development Centers at universities throughout Egypt to provide Egyptian students training in leadership, entrepreneurship, and networking, and better prepare students to enter the job market. The project’s launch included representatives of the Ministries of Higher Education, Education, and Investment, as well as 10 public universities from across Egypt. Career Development Centers link Egyptian universities with the private sector to increase career opportunities and job training for Egyptian students and alumni.

October 26, 2017

As part of the commitment of the United States to work with the public and private sector to strengthen Egypt’s economy and provide job opportunities for youth, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is co-sponsoring a “Startup Weekend” in Minya, on October 26-28.  The “Minyathon” will bring together over 100 aspiring Egyptian entrepreneurs to participate in an entrepreneurship competition.

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Last updated: February 01, 2018

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