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November 2, 2005 - Press Release
Helen Keller International Leads Effort to Virtually Connect West Africa.

New York – Helen Keller International (HKI) is the lead agency in an “Alliance to Harness Information Technology for Decision-Making and Capacity Building in West Africa.”  The goal of the project is to build the capacity of the West African Health Organization (WAHO) and its member states to contribute to the socioeconomic development, health and nutrition of West Africa.  HKI has partnered with the Tulane University Payson Center (TUPC) and WAHO to carry out the project over three years; the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed an agreement to provide funding for the project.

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