• 13 Sep 2010

    Johns Hopkins hosts a meet and greet for all inteested in Public Health in Africa

    If you are from Africa, worked in Africa or interested in Public Health in Africa. You are welcome to join the African Public Health Network(APHN) at a meet and greet and welcome for all new fall students in the School of Public health. Date: Friday 17th September, 2010 Time: 12.00pm - 1.20pm Venue: W3008, JHSPH building 615 N. Wolfe Street, MD 21205 LUNCH WILL BE SERVED Executive...
    • 3 Apr 2010

    Renaissance Statue unveiled in Senegal

    I just watched some of the ceremony for the unveiling of the Renaissance Statue in Senegal. Wow!!! Bigger than the Statue of Liberty, and it's absolutely beautiful. If you have not seen it, check out this link . The statue was expensive and therefore controversial, but I think that it will be a source of pride for many years to come (decade, even centuries). An amazing accomplishment, and I would like to see it...
    • 3 Mar 2010


    Here is a good link for data on cellular service in Africa.
    • 28 Feb 2010

    Enjoyed the Theater Coalition Communications Working Group

    Had a great working group in Garmisch! Got to hear from a lot of people involved in capacity building and coalition building on the African continent. There is so much growing capability these days - it wa s great to get so many key players together to talk about the direction forward. Garmisch was an ideal setting, and the group got to spend some quality time outside of three full days of discussions. The hike to the...
    • 25 Jan 2010

    AU Peace Support Operations Center

    Today we officially opened the AU Peace Support Operations Center at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The ribbon cutting was presided by Ambassador Battle, Mr. Bam and BG Ferrell. This center will be the hub of a continental peace support network which we will be developing in the near future in support of teh African Union.
    • 18 Jan 2010

    Africa Endeavor Initial Planning Conference

    Wow - what a terrific planning conference we had in Kampala! Our Ugandan hosts really impressed me with their attention to conference detail, the professionalism of their military forces, and their friendly, open and honest people. I really enjoyed having the opportunity to spend some face-to-face quality time with attendees from Burundi, Uganda, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Sierra Leone and The Gambia among others. Working...
    • 9 Dec 2009

    APAN Training

    Well - here I am in APAN training class. Tim Gramp is up here going to town - teaching us all he knows. I like the tool - so simple even I can use it in a basic fashion. However, there are intricacies that need to be further explored to make maximum use of the site. Can't wait for the name change! How about All Partners Access Network? Still APAN!