The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Bernard Haufiku, together with the United States Ambassador to Namibia, Thomas Daughton, launched a new web-based computer system to manage medicine stocks countrywide, at Windhoek’s Central Hospital on 23 June 2016. This so-called “Pharmaceutical Information Dashboard” can monitor and track in real-time the availability of essential medicines, vaccines or any other clinical consumable at clinics and hospitals all over Namibia.
More than 140 rising young African leaders met in Johannesburg, South Africa June 9 – 11, 2016 to collaborate on their role in driving sustainable development and a prosperous future for Africa.
The South Africa Department of Science and Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Global Development Lab, the newest bureau within USAID, to support the growing partnership between South Africa and the United States in using science, technology and innovation as important tools for advancing development. The signing ceremony was held during the USAID Global Science, Technology, Innovation and Partnership Summit at the USAID/Southern Africa headquarters in Pretoria.
The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has approved an environmentally friendly rating of the U.S. Agency for International Development new office building in Pretoria. The final design received the council’s four-star rating, in recognition of best practice, in November 2014. The GBCSA now has awarded the building’s final as-built design a five-star certification, which recognizes South African excellence.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) intends to host an Industry Day on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 for the forthcoming solicitation for the USAID Basic Education Monitoring and Evaluation contract. This event is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC: however, registration is required. Organizations are asked to register by submitting their organization’s name and address, names of attendees (not more than 2 per organization), and a brief synopsis of the organization’s services and experience by e-mail to EducationSA@usaid.gov no later than Monday, April 25, 2016, at 17:00 (SAST). Registration is limited.
Last updated: January 30, 2017