Two alumni of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will play leadership roles in a nearly $100 million grant the U.S. government is giving to the Government of Haiti to support its health system and expand access to health care.
Projet Santé, or Project Health, is cooperative agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Caris Foundation International. The effort will be led by the Caris Foundation, where Bloomberg School alumnus Mr. Nathaniel Segaren is Haiti’s country director, with the help of a consortium of partners, including the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) and the Haitian Health Foundation. Alumna Ms. Dianne Jean- Francois is the Country Director of CMMB in Haiti.
According to a press release from the Caris Foundation, the project will provide integrated maternal and child care to Haitian families, with a particular focus on immunization, reproductive health, nutrition services and HIV prevention, care and treatment.