|School of Public Health
|Overall project value (EUR)
|€ 50 790
|Origin of funding
|Proportion carried out by legal entity
|Number of staff provided
Detailed description of project Back
In the health sector, as in other sectors, the Belgian-Rwandan cooperation is making the delicate transition from a multi-project approach to an overall programme approach. This transition responds to the expectations of the Rwandan Government and is in line with the Paris Declaration and the Accra Agenda for Action. Various projects previously financed by the Belgian Cooperation will need to be integrated in an interactive network, their coherence and alignment with national policies needs to be enhanced and the actions and attitude of Belgian as well as Rwandan actors will need to change.These aspects are crucial for the sector budget support project, (JHSS) placed at the interface between different agents in the sector who are involved in an intense political dialogue.
To ensure the sustainability of this transition, its visibility and the upgrading of the expected results of the new indicative sector programme, an institutional reform is equally indispensable. In this respect an intensive support to the Public Health School (ESP) in Kigali is necessary to allow the ESP to acquire in a short delay the new competences which it will need to develop technical assistance activities, training and research needed for the implementation of the new health programme of the Belgian-Rwandan bilateral cooperation.
To lay the ground for these changes, external support in the form of short term expertise in the field of education, research on health system and defining aid policies is needed. The objective of these missions is to facilitate the transition through support to the agents directly involved and in providing the necessary institutional support. To this end two specific objectives have been formulated:
PROMAN provides the services of a Health Expert who: