Professor Laura Ferguson traveled to Tanzania this month to conduct interviews as part of the mid-term evaluation being conducted by the Program on Global Health & Human Rights of the Access and Delivery Partnership project, a five-year collaborative project between the United Nations Development Programme, PATH and the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases hosted at the World Health Organization.
The project, seeks to build capacity in low and middle-income countries to access and deliver new health technologies for addressing tuberculosis, malaria, neglected tropical diseases and other infectious diseases. Other focus countries include Indonesia and Thailand, both visited by Program on Global Health & Human Rights consultant Dr. Allison Smith-Estelle this month, as well as Ghana.
Key stakeholder interviews will also take place in Geneva, Seattle, New York and Bangkok. Desk reviews of relevant materials are being coordinated out the USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights office, with support from students.