Project title: ACTION THROUGH DATA « RAD »

Funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Coverage area:

  • Border area between Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone (post-Ebola area);
  • Border area between Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger (Sahel area);
  • The border districts between Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana along the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor

Start date: September 2016

End date: August 2021

Project Development Objective (PDO):

  • Assist WAHO in the consolidation of the regional health data warehouse
  • Integration of all data sources into a single database;
  • Support for the improvement of the production, dissemination and use of health information (weekly and quarterly epidemiological bulletins, regional health profile, regional statistical yearbook);
  • Strengthen cross-border health and epidemiological surveillance
  • Cross-border health mapping, Monitoring of EPDs, vaccination, HIV, Cross-border collaboration.


  • C1: Improving health outcomes through the use of disruptive health technologies


  • Equip and empower key stakeholders to make evidence-based health care delivery decisions;
  • Increase vaccinations to targeted cross-border populations on a regular basis.

Regional Coordination:

  • CR1: United States Agency for International Development (USAID);
  • CR2: West African Health Organization (WAHO);
  • CR3: Broadreach;
  • CR4: Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD);

Implementing Agencies

  • IA1: Broadreach;
  • IA2: West African Health Organization (WAHO);
  • IA3: Jembi Health Systems;
  • IA4: Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD);
  • IA5: Duke University.

Linkage of activities with WAHO's 2016-2020 Strategic Plan.

  • Program 1: Health information and research for health;
  • Program 4: Health Promotion;
  • Program 7: Maternal, child, adolescent, youth health including the aged
  • Program 11: Technical assistance to Member States;
  • Program 12: Technical and financial cooperation and policy harmonization. 
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